Mundane; 1 Definition(s)
Mundane 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)
lokiya.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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A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Supra Mundane Consciousness < [Chapter I - Different Types of Consciousness]
Subject - Matter < [Chapter I - Different Types of Consciousness]
Supra mundane Consciousness < [Chapter II - Mental States]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 5 - Other kinds of generosity < [Chapter XIX - The Characteristics of Generosity]
Appendix 1 - The two kinds of right view < [Chapter LII - Elimination of the Triple Poison]
I. The essence of the perfections resides in the mind < [Part 1 - Obtaining easily an immense qualification]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Eight Mundane Features of the Buddha’s Willpower < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
Part 9 - The Buddha’s Sojourn at the Ambalaṭṭhikā Garden < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma (by Kyaw Min, U)
Introduction < [Book II]
Chapter 2 - Consciousness < [Part 1 - Abhidhamma]
Chapter 1 - Preliminaries < [Part 1 - Abhidhamma]
The Jhanas (by Henepola Gunaratana Mahāthera)
Jhāna and the Arahant < [Chapter 5 - Jhāna and the Noble Disciples]
The Way of Wisdom < [Chapter 4 - Jhānas and the Supramundane]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)