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Unconditioned 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: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
the: asankhata. - Contemplation of the u. (= animitta); s. vipassanā.
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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Full-text (+27): Asamskrita, Asankhata, Asamskritashunyata, Nirvana, Asankhatadhatu, Anupahita, Akaliko, Asamskritadharma, Animitta Sutta, Three Unconditioned Things, Akasha, Tittha Sutta, Nama, Paramattha Dhamma, Nibbana, Animitta, Pratisamkhya, Apratisamkhyanirodha, Apratisamkhya, Appaccaya.
Search found 95 books and stories containing Unconditioned; (plurals include: Unconditioneds). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
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]
Note (2): The Mahāyānist dharmatā < [Part 2 - Understanding dharmatā and its synonyms]
Transcendental Dependent Arising (by Bhikkhu Bodhi)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Nibbāna (ultimate reality or ‘the cessation of suffering’) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Part 1 - The Week on the Throne (Pallanka Sattāha) < [Chapter 8 - The Buddha’s stay at the Seven Places]
Part 3 - Story of A Male Lay Devotee < [Chapter 34a - The Buddha’s Seventeenth Vassa at Veḷuvana]
A Discourse on Paticcasamuppada (by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw)
Katha Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)