Mental Function; 1 Definition(s)
Mental Function 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)
citta-sankhāra; s. sankhāra (2).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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Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - Brahma-Experience and Experience < [Chapter XXII - The Philosophy of Vijñāna Bhikṣu]
Part 18 - Rāmānujadāsa alias Mahācārya < [Chapter XX - Philosophy of the Rāmānuja School of Thought]
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter XIV - Cit-śakti (the Consciousness aspect of the Universe) < [Section 2 - Doctrine]
Chapter I - The Eight Main Types Of Thought Relating To The Sensuous Universe < [Part I - Good States Of Consciousness]