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The Mind in Early Buddhism

By Thich Minh Thanh
September 2001
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 81-215-1019-8
323 pages
$29.50 hardcover

This book attempts to comprehend the Buddhist concept of mind (citta in Pali) when sectarianism was not exertive yet in the Pali literature. Contents include: Citta. Pre-Buddhist Citta. Chronology in the Buddhist Canon. Chronological Surveys of the Nikayas. General State of Sentient Being. Lustful Heart. Evil Heart. Purposed Heart. Receptive State. Calmed State. Loving State. Where Does Citta Come From? Psychological Subjectiveness. Ego, Superego. Emancipation. Negative Traits. Taming of Citta. Divisions of Citta. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.

Religion; Philosophy