CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
A. THE TERM CITTA:
1. The Evolutionary Citta,
2. Synonymous Equivalents of Citta,
3. Semantical and Functional Aspects of Citta,
4. Odd Idea about Citta,
5. Reliable Base for our Definitive Understanding,
6. The Preferred Functionalism,
7. Nature of Citta.
B. PRE-BUDDHIST CITTA:
1. Citta of General Meanings,
2. Citta and Mana,
3. Emotional and Intellectual Citta,
4. Citta of Vision,
5. Metaphysical Citta.
C. CHRONOLOGY IN THE BUDDHIST CANON:
1. Different Tables of Stratification,
2. Chronology of the Vinaya Piṭaka,
3. Chronology of the Abhidhamma Piṭaka.
CHAPTER 2: CHRONOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE NIKĀYAS
A. Stratification and dating of the Dīgha Nikāya and the Majjhima
1. The Dīgha Nikāya,
2. The Majjhima Nikāya.
B. Stratification and dating of the Aṅguttara and Saṃyutta
1. Aṅguttara Nikāya,
2. Saṃyutta Nikāya.
C. Stratification and dating of the Khuddaka Nikāya.
CHAPTER 3: CITTA CONCEIVED THROUGH ITS ORDINARY STATES
1. Citta as general state of sentient being:
(a) Sensational and Emotional Citta,
(b) Citta as State of Mind to be Safeguarded,
(c) Citta as Mental State Subject to Downfall and Seizure,
(d) Citta as Normal/Abnormal State of Mind.
2. Citta as a lustful heart:
(a) Citta Subject to Kāma,
(b) Citta Subject to Rāga.
3. Citta as Evil Heart:
(a) Paduṭṭha Citta,
(b) Vyāpanna Citta.
4. Citta as Purposed Heart:
(a) Appossukkatayā Citta,
(b) Nekkhammaninna Citta,
(c) Viveka-ninna Citta,
(d) Citta of Action with 'Pahadati' and 'Paggaṇhāti',
(e) How to Purpose the Citta in Contemplation.
CHAPTER 4: CITTA CONCEIVED THROUGH ITS ELEVATED STATES
1. Receptive, Wieldy, Ready for Truth Citta:
(a) Uplifted Heart,
(b) Transported Heart,
(c) Giddy-Patted Heart.
2. Calmed, Allayed and Passionless Citta
3. Composed Citta:
(a) Devoted Citta,
(b) Springing Forward Citta,
(c) Vippasanna Citta,
(d) Citta in Samādhi,
(e) Vitakka and Vicāra .
4. Loving Kindnessed Citta:
5. Emancipated Citta:
(a) Subhāvitaṃ Cittaṃ and Freedom of Mind,
(b) Hīnatta-Rūpa and Freedom of Mind,
(c) Mental States on Process of Enlightenment,
(d) Viratta Citta, Forshadower of Freedom of Mind,
(e) Tranquilization of Body and Freedom of Mind,
(f) Ten Fetters and Four Stages of Sainthood,
(g) Locus of Mental Emancipation,
(h) Five Elements of Escape and Freedom of Mind,
(i) Ariya Living and Freedom of Mind,
(j) Five Hindrances and Freedom of Mind,
(k) Sīla and Freedom of Mind,
(l) Asalīnacitta and Alīnacitta.
CHAPTER 5: CITTA, ORIGINATION AND ESSENTIAL ASPECTS
1. Where does Citta come from:
(a) From Saṅkhāra,
(b) From Upādāna, Āyatana, Anusaya,
(c) From Nāma-Rūpa,
(d) Origination of Citta.
2. The Psychological Subjectiveness of Citta
3. Citta as Ego being Criticized by Superego
4. Citta and Emancipation
5. Ethical Citta
6. Citta's Feasibility
7. Citta of Negative Traits:
(a) Negative Predicates and Attributes of Citta,
(c) Noxious Trio: Rāga, Dosa, and Moha,
(d) Cetokhila and Cetaso Vinibandhā.
8. The Taming of Citta
CHAPTER 6: DIVISIONS OF CITTA IN THE ABHIDHAMMA
A. Kāmāvacarana Cittas:
I. Twelve Kāmāvacarana Akusala Cittas,
II. Eighteen Kāmāvacarana Ahetuka Cittas,
III. Twenty Four Kāmāvacarana Sobhana Cittas.
B. Rūpāvacarana Cittas:
I. Five Kusala Cittas (arising as rūpajhāna experience),
II. Five Vipāka Cittas of Rūpajhāna (which one can experience
III. Five Kriyā Cittas (which are experienced only by Buddha and
Arahants either in this life or by Arahants in the rūpaloka).
C. Arūpavacara Cittas:
I. Four Kusala Cittas (arising as arūpajhāna experience),
II. Four Vipāka Cittas of Arūpajhāna (which are results of jhāna
of similar kinds practised in the life immediately previous),
III. Four Kriyā Cittas (which are inoperative).
D. Lokuttaravacara Cittas:
I. Four Lokuttara Kusala Cittas,
II. Four Lokuttara Vipāka Cittas.
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