Arupakiriya Citta: 1 definition


Arupakiriya Citta means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama

Part of arupavacara cittas

Where the practitioner is an arahat, then the arising arupa jhana are called arupakiriya cittas. Kiriya citta does not give rise to kammic force or seed effect. Kusala citta gives vipaka or resultant cittas. The practice of arupa jhana may give rise to rebirth in arupa brahma bhumi.

Arupakiriya cittas

  1. akasanancayatana arupakiriya citta
  2. vinnanancayatana arupakiriya citta
  3. akincinnayatana arupakiriya citta
  4. nevasannanasannayatana arupakiriya citta
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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