Kusala Citta: 3 definitions


Kusala 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: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama

See Magga Cittas

Wholesome Consciousness.

Source: Dhamma Study: Introduction to the Dhamma

Moral or skillful consciousness.

See Citta.

Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas

When the citta is wholesome, kusala, all accompanying cetasikas are also kusala, even those kinds of cetasikas which can arise with each type of citta.

context information

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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