Sense Doors: 1 definition
Sense Doors 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: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas
Summarizing the cittas which perform their function in a sense door process and then in a the mind-door process when a rupa impinges on one of the sense-doors:
- atita-bhavanga (past bhavanga)
- bhavanga calana (vibrating bhavanga)
- bhavangupaccheda (arrest bhavanga, the last bhavanga arising before the object is experienced through the sense door)
- five-sense-door-adverting-consciousness (pancadvaravajjana citta)
- sense-cognition (dvi-pancavinnana, seeing-consciousness, etc.)
- receiving-consciousness (sampaticchana-citta)
- investigating-consciousness (santirana-citta)
- determining-consciousness (votthapana-citta)
- 7 javana-cittas (kusala cittas or akusala cittas in the case of non-arahats),
- 2 registering-consciousness (tadarammana-cittas which may or may not arise).
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)
Ends with: Six Sense Organs.
Search found 27 books and stories containing Sense Doors; (plurals include: Sense Doorses). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Thought-Processes < [Chapter IV - Analysis of Thought-Processes]
Summary of Doors < [Chapter III - Miscellaneous Section]
The Procedure of Retention < [Chapter IV - Analysis of Thought-Processes]
A Heart Released (by Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Thera)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Chapter 10 - Functions of Citta < [Part 2 - Citta]
Chapter 12 - The Nature Of Javana-citta < [Part 2 - Citta]
Chapter 23 - The World < [Part 2 - Citta]
The Buddhist Teaching on Physical Phenomena (by Nina van Gorkom)
Fundamentals of Vipassana Meditation (by Venerable Mahāsi Sayādaw)