Sobhana Citta, Beautiful Consciousness, Kamasobhana Citta: 2 definitions



Sobhana 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

These 24 kamasobhana cittas can be divided into three groups according to their origin or jati. They are

  • 8 mahakusala cittas,
  • 8 mahavipaka cittas, and
  • 8 mahakiriya cittas.
Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas

There are twenty four sobhana cittas of the sense-sphere, kama-sobhana cittas, They are:

  • 8 maha-kusala cittas
  • 8 maha-vipakacittas
  • 8 maha-kiriyacittas
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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