Cittanupassana, aka: Citta-anupassana, Cittānupassanā; 4 Definition(s)
Cittanupassana 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
F Turning of the attention to consciousness moment after moment.Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
'contemplation of consciousness', is one of the 4 foundations of mindfulness (satipatthāna)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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).
Languages of India and abroad
cittānupassanā : ((citta + anupassanā), f.) a critique of heart.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Cittānupassanā:—the critique of heart, adj. °ânupassin D.II, 299; III, 221, 281; M.I, 59 & passim (cp. kāy°);Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Part 3 - Mindfulness Of Consciousness < [Chapter 4 - The Four Foundations Of Mindfulness]
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Part 4 - Mindfulness Of Dhamma < [Chapter 4 - The Four Foundations Of Mindfulness]
Fundamentals of Vipassana Meditation (by Venerable Mahāsi Sayādaw)
The Doctrine of Paticcasamuppada (by U Than Daing)
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
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The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)