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Mental States

Cetasika

=> Mental states
=> All types of cetasikas are able to arise only be depending on Citta (consciousness)
=> 52 types = 13 + 14 + 25
=> Classified into three groups
=>
=> 1. Annasamana : Common to others : 13 types = 7 + 6
==> Universal annasamana : associates with all cittas : 7 types
===> Contact, Feeling, Perception, Motivation, One-pointedness, Faculty of mental life, Attention
==>Particular annasmana : associates with some cittas : 6 types
===> Initial application, Sustained application, Decision, Effort, Joy, Wish to do
=>
=> 2. Akusla : Immoral mental state : 14 types
==> Ignorance, Shamelessness, Fearlessness, Restlessness, Attachment, Wrong view, Hatred (fear), Envy, Stinginess, Remorse, Sloth, Torpor, Doubt
=>
=> 3. Sobhana : mental state with virtue : 25 types = 19 + 3 + 2 + 1
==> Mental states that are common to all types of sobhana citta : 19 types
===> Faith, Mindfulness, Moral shame, Moral dread, Non-attachment, Non-hatred, Equanimity, Tranquility of mental factors, Tranquility of mind, Lightness of mental factors, Lightness of mind, Pliancy of mental factors, Pliancy of mind, Adaptability of mental factors, Adaptability of mind, Proficiency of mental factors, Proficiency of mind, Rectitude of mental factors, Rectitude of mind
==> Mental state that abstains from evil speech, action, and livelihood : 3 types
===> Right speech, Right ction, Right livelihood
==> Mental state that has limitless objects on which one must be practiced : 2 types
===> Compassion, Sympathetic joy
==> Mental state that realizes an object : 1 type
===> Faculty of wisdom
=>
=> For details, read the books by Sayadaw Dr. Nandamalabivamsa, Saya Dr. Mehm Tin Mon

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