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6 consciousness

Post by BlueLotus » Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:33 am

I have to ask please. I feel consciousness happen in mind. Without brain/mind there cannot be consciousness. Am i right in understanding?

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Re: 6 consciousness

Post by theY » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:07 am

That's right.

Thinking, consciousness, enlighten, supposing, etc., can develop only in mind.

However, Paṇṇā also can arise at 5 sense by habit--but it can't develop anyway.

Read abhidhammatthasanggaha lesson 4/9 for more information.
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Re: 6 consciousness

Post by cooran » Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:27 am

Hello BlueLotus,

These previous threads may be of interest:

Where does sense consciousness occurs?
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=12339" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Mind and Brian Relationship
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=12763" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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