Functional Consciousness: 1 definition
Functional 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
or consciousness functioning independently of karma: kiriya-citta; see viññāna-kicca.
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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A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Form Sphere Consciousness < [Chapter I - Different Types of Consciousness]
Formless-Sphere Consciousness < [Chapter I - Different Types of Consciousness]
Sense-Sphere Beautiful Consciousness < [Chapter II - Mental States]
The Jhanas (by Henepola Gunaratana Mahāthera)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
(4) Fourth Pāramī: The Perfection of Wisdom (paññā-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]