Rupakusala Citta: 1 definition



Rupakusala Citta 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama

Part of Rupavacara Cittas

5 rupakusala cittas are

  1. vitakka, vicara, piti, sukha, ekaggata sahitam pathamajjhana kusala
  2. vicara, piti, sukha, ekaggata sahitam dutiyajjhana kusala citta
  3. piti, sukha, ekaggata sahitam tatiyajjhana kusala citta
  4. sukha, ekaggata sahitam catutthajjhana kusala citta
  5. upekkha, ekaggata sahitam pancamajjhana kusala citta.

Or simply 5 rupakusala cittas are 1st jhana rupakusala cittas, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th jhana rupakusala cittas.Here jhana matter needs going to detail. Although there are 15 rupa jhana, jhana will be discussed basing on rupakusala cittas.

context information

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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