Death Consciousness; 1 Definition(s)

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Death Consciousness 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)

cuti-citta, is one of the 14 functions of consciousness (viññāna-kicca).

(Source): Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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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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s. hetu.
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Marana
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Greedy Consciousness
s. Tab.I, Tab.III. (22-29).
Inoperative Consciousness
karmically; s. kiriyacitta.
Lofty Consciousness
s. sobhana.
Receptive Consciousness
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Six Consciousness
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tadārammana-citta (s. viññāna-kicca).
Boundless Consciousness
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Deluded Consciousness
s. Tab. I. 32, 33.
Eye Consciousness
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Kala
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