Arupakiriya Citta: 1 definition
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)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.
- akasanancayatana arupakiriya citta
- vinnanancayatana arupakiriya citta
- akincinnayatana arupakiriya citta
- nevasannanasannayatana arupakiriya citta
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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Partial matches: Citta.
Full-text: Arupavacara Citta.
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