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A key problem which the Abhidharmikas wished to tackle was the question of how rebirth and karma works if there is no self to be reborn apart from the five aggregates. The Sarvastivada Abhidharma also used these, along with a fifth category: No two thought moments coexist. This argument was so central, that north Indian Buddhist schools were often named according to their philosophical position. According to Rupert Gethin however, obvious care and ingenuity have gone into its development.

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Four Stages Arhat Buddha Bodhisattva. The Abhidhamma works do not contain systematic philosophical treatises, but summaries or abstract and systematic lists. Cittas awareness events are never experienced on their own, but are always intentional and hence accompanied by various mental factors cetasikasin a constantly flowing stream of experience occurrences.

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Their focus was on doctrine, but as it flowed from the practice of meditative centering yogarather than as it was understood in acts of conceptual apprehension.

The tradition holds that the Buddha gave daily summaries of the teachings given in the heavenly realm to the bhikkhu Sariputtawho passed them on. As Patisandhi relinking is the initial thought moment of life so Cuti the final thought moment.


Part of a series on. According to Peter Harvey, the Theravadin view of dharmas was that “‘They glimppses dhammas because they uphold their own nature [sabhaava].


It cannot be cut, broken, penetrated; it cannot be taken up, abandoned, ridden on, stepped on, struck or dragged. Sarvastivada Abhidharma, page This Javana thought moment lasts seven thought moments abhidhammma at times of death five thought moments. The ultimately real is otherwise. The literal translation of the term Abhidharma is unclear. This in essence embodies the basic tenets of Abhidhamma but does not include all the finer classifications.

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Brings to life the mental phenomenon associated with that state of mind within the Mind or arise from sense organ. This term does not appear in the sutras.

The six causes outlined by the Sarvastivada are: According to Abhidhamma no two type of conscious and subconscious of consciousness exist.

These all vied glimpsds each other, producing many wondrous offshoots, each giving rise to its own theoretical system.

Buddha, after spending the 3rd week dispelling mistrust and sitting inside it meditated on what was later known as the “Higher Doctrine”. The four categories of dharmas in the Theravada Abhidhamma are: Other Sri Lankan compendiums of Abhidhamma include the Namarupapariccheda analysis of mind and matterParmatthavinicchaya an enquiry into what is ultimateAbhidhammavatara a descent into the introduction of GglimpsesRuparupavi bhaga analysis into mind and matterSaccasamkhepa summary of TruthMohavicchedani that which dispels delusionKhemappakarana abhihdamma treat is by Khema and Namacaradipak movement of mind; compiled in Burma.


This term was used in different ways by the different Buddhist schools.

They were not accepted as canonical by the Mahasanghika school [1] [13] and abgidhamma other schools. Javana state is arrested by Thadarammana when an object physical or mental of attention is registered by the thought process and consists of two thought moments. The prominent Western scholar of Abhidharma, Erich Frauwallner has said that these Buddhist systems are abhidhanma the major achievements of the classical period of Indian philosophy. In the commentaries of Theravada Buddhism it was held that the Abhidhamma was not a later addition to the tradition, but rather represented in the fourth week of Gautama Buddha ‘s enlightenment.

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Two possibilities are most commonly given:. That causes to arise sensation from the sense object. The last book of the Pali Abhidhamma, the Patthanasets out the main Theravada theory on conditioned relations and causality. In the Mahavibhasa treatment of dependent origination, four different types are outlined: The Sarvastivadins saw dharmas as the ultimately ‘real entities’ sad-dravyathough they also held that dharmas were dependently originated.

The introduction begins with a detailed list of 24 specific types of conditioned relationships paccaya that may pertain between different factors. The Jnanaprasthana became the basis for Sarvastivada exegetical works called Vibhasawhich were composed in a time of intense sectarian debate among the Sarvastivadins in Kashmir.

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