Discursive Thinking: 1 definition
Discursive Thinking 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)
vicāra; s. vitakka-vicāra.
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).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+34): Vicara, Nishprapancagagana, Aprapanca, Prapanca, Nishprapanca, Vaci Sankhara, Apracaragagana, Animittagagana, Samudgama, Avyayama, Manava, Posa, Manuja, Assasa Passasa, Vitakka Vicara, Cittasamtana, Samtana, Ashakta, Apracara, Pracara.
Search found 12 books and stories containing Discursive Thinking; (plurals include: Discursive Thinkings). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 387 - The Story of Venerable Ānanda < [Chapter 26 - Brāhmaṇa Vagga (The Brāhmaṇa)]
Verse 203 - The Story of a Lay-Disciple < [Chapter 15 - Sukha Vagga (Happiness)]
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Factor 14 - Vicikiccha (doubt, scepticism) < [Chapter 2 - On akusala cetasikas (unwholesome mental factors)]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Part 1 - Ekaka Nipata Pali < [Chapter VII - Anguttara Nikaya]
Transcendental Dependent Arising (by Bhikkhu Bodhi)
Part 6 - Concentration < [Part 2 - An Exposition Of The Upanisa Sutta]
Part 5 - Happiness < [Part 2 - An Exposition Of The Upanisa Sutta]
Dhyana in the Buddhist Literature (by Truong Thi Thuy La)
4.1: Practical Purpose of the Dhyāna (meditation) < [Chapter 4 - The Practice of Dhyāna]