Mental Factors: 1 definition
Mental Factors 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
mental: s. cetasika. - F. of absorption, s. jhāna - F. of enlightenment, s. bojjhanga.
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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Ends with: Seven Inseparable Mental Factors.
Full-text (+22): Cetasika, Lahuta, Nama, Kayapassaddhi, Kayalahuta, Indriya, Adaptability, Muduta, Ujukata, Kammannata, Passaddhi Sambojjhanga, Avyakata, Jhana, Jivita, Uddhacca, Samatha, Shobhana, Lokiya, Mana, Sobhana Cetasikas.
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Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)
Division IV - Atthakatha Kanda < [Part II - The Dhammasangani]
Division III - Nikkhepa Kanda < [Part II - The Dhammasangani]
Section One < [Division I - Cittuppada Kanda]
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Conclusion < [Chapter 3 - On kusala cetasikas (wholesome mental factors)]
Conclusion < [Chapter 2 - On akusala cetasikas (unwholesome mental factors)]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Notes (a): What Is Morality? < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Sakka’s Question (6-8): On the Practice of Meditation < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
Notes (b): Why is it Called Morality? < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Vipassana Meditation Course (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 3 - The Five Mental Factors < [Chapter 4 - Excercises In Mindfulness]
Part 2 - The Noble Eight-fold Path < [Chapter 4 - Excercises In Mindfulness]
Vipassana Meditation (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 7 - Realization Of The Noble Truths < [Chapter 1 - Happiness Through Right Understanding]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)