Mental Action: 1 definition
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.
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).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+4): Manokamma, Mano Kamma, Arthavishesha, Cittaprasada, Pancakama, Ashvasa, Prashvasa, Abhidhya, Manaskarman, Mithyadrishti, Gosaraka, Bhitti, Vatsala, Kamma Patha, Cetana, Prashanta, Arakshyakarman, Parishuddhakarma, Prashantakarman, Arakshya.
Search found 54 books and stories containing Mental Action; (plurals include: Mental Actions). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Notes (a): What Is Morality? < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Part 2 - Preaching the Ambalatthika Rahulovada Sutta < [Chapter 20 - The Six Princes achieved different Attainments]
Some Remarks on ‘Saddhā’ (faith) < [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]
II. The practice of the ‘minor’ perfections < [Part 1 - Obtaining easily an immense qualification]
1. Pure path (anāsrava-mārga) and Impure path (sāsrava-mārga) < [Part 4 - Questions relating to the dhyānas]
Philosophy of language in the Five Nikayas (by K.T.S. Sarao)
7. Unwholesome (akusala) and Wholesome (kusala) < [Chapter 4 - Philosophy of Language in the Five Nikāyas]
14. Conclusion < [Chapter 4 - Philosophy of Language in the Five Nikāyas]
2. Summary and Conclusions < [Chapter 6 - Summary and Conclusions]
Vipassana Meditation (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 1 - Chain Of Cause And Effect < [Chapter 4 - The Four Foundations Of Mindfulness]
The Concept of Sharira as Prameya (by Elizabeth T. Jones)
The nature of Body < [Chapter 5]
Pravṛtti (Action) < [Chapter 4]