Unconditioned; 1 Definition(s)
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
the: asankhata. - Contemplation of the u. (= animitta); s. vipassanā.(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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Emptinesses 7-8: Emptiness of the conditioned unconditioned < [Chapter XLVIII - The Eighteen Emptinesses]
Part 1 - Arriving at the other shore < [Chapter L - Arriving at the other Shore]
Appendix 2 - Definition of the srotaāpattiphala (the fruit of entry into the stream) < [Chapter XLIX - The Four Conditions]
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Verse 2.3.13 < [Adyaya II, Valli III - The theory of Karma and Rebirth]
Verse 2.3.18 < [Adyaya II, Valli III - The theory of Karma and Rebirth]