Vinnanakkhandha, aka: Viññāṇakkhandha; 2 Definition(s)
Vinnanakkhandha 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)
M Aggregate of consciousness.Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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).
Languages of India and abroad
viññāṇakkhandha : (m.) the aggregate of life-force.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Nina Van Gorkom)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Chapter 6 - Different Aspects of the Four Paramattha Dhammas < [Part 1 - General Introduction]
Chapter 5 - Exposition of Paramattha Dhammas III < [Part 1 - General Introduction]
Chapter 19 - Feelings < [Part 2 - Citta]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)
The Doctrine of Paticcasamuppada (by U Than Daing)
The Buddhist Teaching on Physical Phenomena (by Nina van Gorkom)