Mental Action; 1 Definition(s)
Mental Action 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)
mano-kamma; s. karma.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).
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Search found 27 books and stories containing Mental Action. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vipassana Meditation (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Some Remarks on ‘Saddhā’ (faith) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Part 6 - Overt Action and Action in Private < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Notes (a): What Is Morality? < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Advice To Rāhula (by Nyanaponika Thera)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
2. Actions producing the thirty-two marks (dvātriṃśallakṣaṇa) < [Part 4 - The Bodhisattva in the Abhidharma system]
Part 5 - The nature of abstention from killing < [Section I.1 - Abstaining from murder]
Part 1 - Definition of generosity (dāna) < [Chapter XIX - The Characteristics of Generosity]
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)