Kusala Vitakka: 1 definition



Kusala Vitakka 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)

[«previous next»] — Kusala Vitakka in Theravada glossary
Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas

Further on in the sutta we read about three kinds of kusala vitakka which are the opposites of the three kinds of akusala vitakka. They are :

  1. the thought of renunciation (nekkhamma)
  2. the thought of non malevolence (avyapada)
  3. the thought of non harming (avihimsa)

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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