Manaskarma, aka: Manas-karma; 1 Definition(s)
Manaskarma 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Manaskarma (मनस्कर्म) or Manaskarmapatha refers to the “paths of mental action”, according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter XIV).—The paths of mental action (manaskarma-patha) are three in number: abstaining from envy (abhidhyā), spitefulness (vyāpāda) and wrong views (mithyādṛṣṭi). It can also be spelled as manaskarman.(Source): Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - Karma, Manas and the Categories < [Chapter XII - The Philosophy of the Yogavāsiṣṭha]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Text of the list according to the Prajñāpāramitā < [Part 1 - Mahāyānist list of the eighteen special attributes of the Buddha]
Preliminary note (1): The eighteen āveṇikadharmas of the Buddhas < [Chapter XLI - The Eighteen Special Attributes of the Buddha]
Conditions note (1): The system in the canonical sūtras < [Part 1 - Understanding the Conditions (pratyaya)]