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Table Of Contents

FOREWORD
Preface
Buddha’s Teachings
The Significance of Abhidhamma
What is the Mind?
An Intellectual Treat
The Essence of Buddha Abhidhamma
Introduction
A Fitting Introduction
Realities
The Four Paramatthas
Nàma and Råpa
The Purpose of the Ultimate Analysis
Consciousness
Four Classes of Cittas
Kàmàvacara Cittas
1 Akusala cittas (immoral consciousness) – 12
Lobha-måla Cittas
Dosa-måla Cittas
dosa-måla citta
Moha-måla Cittas
Taking stock in a Day
Ahetuka Cittas (Rootless Consciousness)
Akusala Vipàka Cittas
Ahetuka Kusala Vipàka Cittas
Ahetuka Kiriya Cittas
Kàma-sobhaõa Cittas
Mahà-kusala Cittas
Mahà-vipàka Cittas & Mahà-kiriya Cittas
Normal Cittas in a Person
Råpàvacara Cittas
What is Jhàna?
Råpàvacara Kusala Cittas
Råpàvacara Vipàka Cittas
Råpàvacara Kiriya Cittas
Aråpàvacara Cittas
Aråpa Jhànas
Aråpàvacara Kusala Cittas
Aråpàvacara Vipàka Cittas
Aråpàvacara Kiriya Cittas
Lokuttara Cittas
Lokuttara Kusala Cittas
Five Jhàna Sotàpatti Magga Cittas
Lokuttara Vipàka Cittas
Five Jhàna Arahatta Phala Cittas
Quick Review Over Cittas
Characteristics of Cetasikas
Which is more powerful?
Mental Factors
Classification of Cetasikas
1 A¤¤asamàna cetasikas
A¤¤asamàna Cetasikas
Sabbacitta-sàdhàraõa Cetasikas
Significance of Sabbacitta-sàdhàraõa
Pakiõõaka Cetasikas
Akusala Cetasikas
Appama¤¤à Cetasikas
Pa¤¤indriya
Association of each Cetasika with different Cittas
Union of A¤¤asamàna Cetasikas
Union of Akusala Cetasikas
Union of Sobhaõa Cetasikas
Different Combinations of Cetasikas with Different Cittas
Niyata-yogis and Aniyata-yogis
Doing the Impossible
Vedanà Saïgaha
Miscellaneous Section
Classification of Cittas according to Feeling
Hetu Saïgaha
Classifications of Cittas according to Roots
Kicca Saïgaha
The Cittas performing the respective Functions
cittas performing their respective functions
òhàna
Dvàra Saïgaha
The Cittas in each Door
Alambaõa Saïgaha
Cittas and Sense-objects according to Doors
Individual Cittas and Sense-objects
Vatthu Saïgaha
Vatthu and Bhåmi
Vi¤¤àna-dhàtu
Classification of Cittas according to Vatthu
Process of Consciousness
The Life-span of Citta
Cognitive Series
The life-span of Råpa
Six Types of Vi¤¤àõa
Six Types of Vãthi
The Causes for the Arising of Vãthi
Six Types of Visayappavatti
Vãthi-cittas and Vãthi-vimutti Cittas
Three Types of Identical Cittas
Maraõàsanna Nimitta
Three types of Bhavaïga Cittas
Cakkhu-dvàra Vãthis
75 Pa¤cadvàra-vãthis
The Simile of a Mango-fruit
Pa¤cadvàra-vãthi Cittas
The object & the Vatthu taken by each Vãthi-citta
Mano-dvàra Vãthi
Kàma-javana Mano-dvàra Vãthis
the kàma-javana mano-dvàra vãthis
Kàma-javana-mano-dvàra-vãthi Cittas
Secondary Mano-dvàra Vãthis
Practical Verification
Appanà-javana Mano-dvàra Vãthis
Five Råpàvacara Appanà Vãthis
Four Aråpàvacara Appanà Vãthis
Jhàna Samàpatti Vãthis
Abhi¤¤à Appanà Vãthis
Magga Appanà Vãthis
Phala-samàpatti Vãthis
Nirodha-samàpatti Vãthi
Vipàka Niyàma
Frequency of Kàma-javanas
Frequency of Appanà-javanas
Procedure of Tadàlambaõa
âgantuka Bhavaïga
Bhåmi and Cittas
Puggala-bheda
Puggala and Cittas
Vãthimutta Cittas
Fourfold Catukkas
Planes of Existence
Four planes of Existence
The four planes of existence are:
Situation of Bhåmis
Bhåmi and Persons
Person and Pañisandhi
The Method of Naming Råpa-planes
Four Modes of Conceiving
Life-spans of Beings
Four Kinds of Kamma (Kamma-catukka)
A Kicca-kamma Catukka
B Pàkadànapariyàya-kamma Catukka
The Simile of a Cattle-shed
C Pàkakàla-kamma Catukka
D Pàkathàna-kamma Catukka
Kamma-dvàra and three Types of Kamma
Ten Akusala-kamma-pathas
Ten Kusala-kamma-pathas
Dvihetuka and Tihetuka Kusala Kamma
Ukkaññha and Omaka Kusala Kamma
How Kammas Bear Results
Appearance of Kamma-related Objects
Maraõàsanna Vãthi
Maraõàsanna Vãthis
Rebirth-consciousness
Planes of Rebirth after Death
Introductory
What is Råpa?
Compendium of Matter
Råpa-samuddesa (Enumeration of Råpa)
Seven Gocara-råpas (Material Qualities of Sense Objects)
Two Bhàva-råpas (Material Qualities of Sex)
Jãvita-råpa (Material Quality of Life)
âhàra-råpa/Ojà (Material Quality of Nutrition)
Pariccheda-råpa/âkàsa-dhàtu
Two Vi¤¤atti-råpas (Material Qualities of Communication)
Four Lakkhaõa-råpas (Material Qualities of Characteristics)
Eighteen Nipphanna-råpas
Ten Anipphana-råpas
Fire in Water and Water in Fire!
Råpa-samuññhàna
Types of Råpa
Grouping of Material Qualities (Råpa-kalàpa)
Internal and External Kalàpas
Råpa-pavattikkama
Material Phenomena at Death
Arising of Material Phenomena in Råpa-planes
Summary of Material Phenomena
Practical Observations
Nibbàna
Three Modes of Nibbàna
Some more Definitions of Nibbàna
3 Twelve Maggaïgas (Twelve Constituents of the Path)
4 Twenty-two Indriyas (Twenty-two Faculties)
5 Nine Balas (Nine Powers)
6 Four Adhipatis (Four Dominating Factors)
7 Four âhàras (Four Kinds of Food)
Bodhipakkhiya-saïgaha
1 Four Satipaññhànas (Four Foundations of Mindfulness)
2 Four Sammappadhànas (Four Supreme Efforts)
3 Four Iddhipàdas (Four Foundations of Accomplishment)
4 Five Indriyas (Five Faculties)
5 Five Balas (Five Powers)
6 Seven Bojjhaïgas (Seven Constituents of Enlightenment)
7 Eight Maggaïgas (Eight Constituents of the Path)
Review of Bodhipakkhiya
1 Five Khandhas (Five Aggregates)
TABLE 7.2
2 Five Upàdànakhandhas (Five Groups of Grasping)
Reason for Classification of two Types of Khandha
Nibbàna is Khandha-vimutti
3 Twelve âyatanas (Twelve Bases)
4 Eighteen Dhàtus (Eighteen Elements)
5 Four Ariya-saccas (Four Noble Truths)
The essential Elements of each Noble Truth and What the Truth Teaches
Cause or Condition
1 Pañiccasamuppàda Method
Explanation of the Causal Relations
1 Avijjà-paccayà Saïkhàrà
2 Saïkhàra-paccayà Vi¤¤ànaü
3 Vi¤¤àõa-paccayà Nàma-råpaü
4 Nàma-råpa-paccayà Saëàyatanaü
5 Saëàyatana-paccayà Phasso
6 Phassa-paccayà Vedanà
7 Vedanà-paccayà Taõhà
8 Taõhà-paccayà Upàdànaü
9 Upàdàna-paccaya Bhavo
10 Bhava-paccayà Jàti
11 Jàti-paccayà jarà-maraõaü soka parideva dukkha domanassa upàyàsà sambhavanti
Some Notable Aspects of the Law
1 Twelve Factors (Aïga)
2 Three Periods (Kàla)
3 Twenty modes (âkàra)
TABLE 8.1
4 Four Abridgments (Saïkhepa)
5 Three Connections (Sandhi)
6 Three Rounds (Vañña)
7 Two Roots (Måla)
8 The Cause of Avijjà
9 No Beginning in Saüsàra
Paññhàna Method
The 24 Modes of Conditionality
The Property of each Condition
Applications of 24 Conditions
Paññhàna Pali
Summary of Causal Relations
Division of Nàma and Råpa
Pa¤¤atti (Conception)
Various Forms of Attha-pa¤¤atti
Six Names for Sadda-pa¤¤atti
Six kinds of Sadda-pa¤¤atti
Meditation Subjects
Bhàvanà (Meditation)
Samatha-bhàvanà
Vipassanà-bhàvanà
Kammaññhàna
Ten Kasiõas
Ten Asubhas
Ten Anussatis
A brief comment on Anussatis
Four Brahma-vihàras
Living in the Sublime Abode
âhàre-pañikåla-sa¤¤à
Catu-dhàtu-vavatthàna (Defining of the Four Elements)
Four ârupas (Four immaterial Spheres)
Six Caritas (Six Types of Temperament or Nature)
Kammaññhàna and Carita
Three Stages of Bhàvanà
Bhàvanà and Kammaññhàna
Jhàna and Kammaññhàna
Bhàvanà-nimitta (Meditation Image)
Nimitta and Kammaññhàna
Practical Coupling of Bhàvanà with Nimitta
Towards the Second and Higher Jhànas
Towards Aråpa-jhànas
Going higher to Abhi¤¤à
Vipassanà Kammaññhàna
Sevenfold Visuddhi (Seven Stages of Purity)
Ti-lakkhaõa (Three Characteristic Marks)
Threefold Anupassanà (Three Methods of Contemplation)
Ten Vipassanà-¤àõas (Ten Insight Knowledge) 1 Sammasana-¤àõa
Threefold Vimokkha-mukha (Triple Gate-way to Liberation)
The Seven Stages of the Path of Purification
1 Sãla-visuddhi (Purity of Morality)
2 Citta-visuddhi (Purity of Mind)
3 Diññhi-visuddhi (Purity of View)
4 Kaïkhà-vitaraõa-visuddhi (Purity by Transcending Doubt)
5 Maggàmagga-¤àõadassana Visuddhi
Upakkilesa (Ten Impurities of Vipassanà)
6 Pañipadà-¤àõadassana-visuddhi
7 ¥àõadassana-visuddhi
Conclusion
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