By John R. Dupuche
During this work,he describes many of the tantras and areas in their apex the main severe of them, the Kula ritual. It additionally presents a translation of Jayaratha's remark. the Kula ritual leads the practitioner to extra exalted levels of mantras to arrive the top point of realization, the "mantravyapti", the pervasion of the chant. the person that understands this pervasion is a Bhairava..
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Citta is so called because it is variegated (vicitta), according to circumstances. In the Commentaries composed later on, this aspect has been given as twofold: Citta is variegated because it experiences different objects; Citta is variegated because of the accompanying cetasikas, sampayutta dhammas. Citta is so called because of its capacity of producing a diversity of effects. All these aspects will be dealt with systematically, so that the characteristic of citta will be understood in conformity with the explanation of the “Atthasåliní”.
He taught that all dhammas that arise do so because of the appropriate conditions, and he also taught which are the conditions for the arising of dhammas. Dhammas cannot arise without conditions. 27 We say of people, of other living beings or of devas that they are born, but in reality citta, cetasika and rúpa are born. When a specific type of citta accompanied by cetasikas arises together with rúpa we say in conventional language that a person is born. When citta and cetasikas arise with the rúpa of a deva (being of a heavenly plane), we say that a deva is born.
What is the rúpa that is base, vatthu-rúpa? 7. What is åyatana, and which are in particular the åyatanas? 8. What is co-nascence-condition, sahajåta-paccaya? 9. What is the meaning of cittaja rúpa? When does it arise? Which cittas in the fivekhandha planes of existence are not conditions for cittaja rúpa? 42 10. What is the right motivation for the study of the Dhamma? ******** 1 Pronounce: chitta. Citta is accompanied by cetasikas, mental factors, which also experience the object, but citta is the leader in cognizing the object.