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3. 4. 5. (Råpàvacara Kusala Cittani—5) Vitakka—Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà— sahitaü Pañhamajjhàna—Kusalacittaü, Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Dutiyajjhàna—Kusalacittaü, Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Tatiyajjhàna— Kusalacittaü, Sukh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Catutthajjhàna— Kusalacittaü, Upekkh ’Ekaggatà—sahitaü Pa¤camajjhàna— Kusalacitta¤ c’àti. Imàni pa¤ca’ pi Råpàvacara—Kusalacittàni nàma. 60 _______ (Råpàvacara Vipàka Cittàni)—5) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Vitakka—Vicàra—Pãti—Sukh ’Ekaggatà— sahitaü Pañhamajjhàna—Vipàkacittaü.

32, Here upekkhà may be Equanimity too. 55 _______ (Eight types of Resultant Consciousness) 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. One consciousness, unprompted, accompanied by pleasure, associated with knowledge, One consciousness, prompted, accompanied by pleasure, associated with knowledge, One consciousness, unprompted, accompanied by pleasure, dissociated with knowledge. One consciousness, prompted, accompanied by pleasure, dissociated with knowledge, One consciousness, unprompted, accompanied by indifference, associated with knowledge.

Ordinary persons and even Holy Ones of the first three grades of Saintship do not experience these eight Cittas. 35. Illustrations for the first eight Kusala Cittas:— 1. 23. One understandingly gives something to a beg- See n. 12 p. 33. 59 gar at once with joy. 2. One understandingly gives something to a beggar with joy, after deliberation, or being induced by another. 3. A child, without any understanding, joyfully salutes a monk at once. Joyfully a person automatically recites a Sacred Text without understanding the meaning.

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