Javana Citta: 1 definition


Javana Citta 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)

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Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas

When we like what we see there are javana-cittas which are lobha-mula-cittas (cittas rooted in attachment) and these may be accompanied by pleasant feeling or by indifferent feeling.

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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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