Manayatana, aka: Manāyatana; 1 Definition(s)
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)
'mind-base', is a collective term for all the different states of consciousness; s. āyatana.Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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).
Ends with: Ushmanayatana.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Manayatana, Manāyatana; (plurals include: Manayatanas, Manāyatanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Catusacca Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
A Discourse on Paticcasamuppada (by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw)
Listening to the Dhamma (by Nina van Gorkom)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
The Doctrine of Paticcasamuppada (by U Than Daing)