Manayatana, Manāyatana: 1 definition
Manayatana 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
'mind-base', is a collective term for all the different states of consciousness; s. āyatana.
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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Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 385 - The Story of Māra < [Chapter 26 - Brāhmaṇa Vagga (The Brāhmaṇa)]
Verse 296-301 - The Story of a Wood Cutter’s Son < [Chapter 21 - Pakiṇṇaka Vagga (Miscellaneous)]
The Catusacca Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
A Discourse on Paticcasamuppada (by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw)
Listening to the Dhamma (by Nina van Gorkom)
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)