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Table I: Types of Consciousness (vi˝˝āna khandha)

karmically advantageous (Kusala)

karmically disadvantageous (Akusala)

karmically neutral (Avyākata)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sense-desire-sphere
 
(kāmā-
vacara)
(Impulsion)
1: Accompanied by joy, associated with knowledge, unprompted
2: Accompanied by joy, associated with knowledge, prompted
3: Accompanied by joy, dissociated with knowledge, unprompted
4: Accompanied by joy, dissociated with knowledge, prompted
5: Accompanied by equanimity, associated with knowledge, unprompted
6: Accompanied by indifference, associated with knowledge, prompted
7: Accompanied by indifference, dissociated with knowledge, unprompted
8: Accompanied by indifference, dissociated with knowledge, prompted

Rooted in attachment (lobha):

22: Accompanied by joy, associated with wrong view, unprompted
23: Accompanied by joy, associated with wrong view, prompted
24: Accompanied by joy, dissociated with wrong view, unprompted
25: Accompanied by joy, dissociated with wrong view, prompted
26: Accompanied by indifference, associated with wrong view, unprompted
27: Accompanied by indifference, associated with wrong view, prompted
28: Accompanied by indifference, dissociated with wrong view, unprompted
29:accompanied by indifference, dissociated with wrong view, prompted

Rooted in ill-will or aversion (dosa):

30: Accompanied by grief, associated with resentment, unprompted
31: Accompanied by grief, associated with resentment, prompted

Rooted in Confusion (moha): (Impulsion)

32: Accompanied by indifference, and associated with doubts
33: Accompanied by indifference, and associated with agitation

A: Resultant (Vipāka)

Profitable result  (with pleasant object)

34-38: Eye-,ear-,nose-,tongue-, body-consciousness, pleasant
39: Mind-element (mano-dhātu) (Receiving)
40: Mind-consciousness-element acc. by joy (mano-vi˝˝āna-dhātu) (investigating registration)
41: Mind-consciousness-element acc. by equanimity (investigating, registration, rebirth linking, life continuum, death)
42-49. = 1 to 8 (registration, rebirth linking, life continuum, death)

unprofitable result with painful object

50-54: Eye-,ear-,nose-,tongue-, body-consciousness, painful
55: Mind-object: (mano-dhātu) (Receiving)
56: Mind-consciousness-element (investigating, registration, rebirth linking, life continuum, death)

B: Functional (Kiriya)

 

70: Mind-element (5 door Adverting)

71: Mind-consciousness-element (5 door Determining; Mind door Adverting)

72: Mind consciousness element acc. by joy (Impulsion)

73-80: = 1 to 8 (Impulsion)

 

 

 

 

 

 

72-98: Only in Arahat

fine-material sphere
(rūpa
vacara)
9: Thought-conception, discursive thinking, rapture, joy, concentration
10: Discursive thinking, rapture, joy, concentration
11: Rapture, joy, concentration
12: Joy, concentration (Imp.)
13: Equanimity, concentration
  
57.
58. = 9 to 13 (rebirth linking, life continuum, death, existence)
59.
60.
61.
81.
82. = 9 to 13 (Impulsion)
83.
84.
85.
 
immaterial sphere
(arūpa vacara)
14: Sphere of boundless space
15: Sphere of boundless consciousness (Impulsion)
16: Sphere of nothingness
17: Sphere of neither-perception-nor-non-perception
  
62.
63. = 14 to 17 (rebirth linking, life continuum, death, existence)
64.
65.
86.
87. = 14 to 17 (Impulsion)
88.
89.
supra-mundane
(lokuttara magga)
(Impulsion)
18: Path moment - stream entry
19: Path moment - once return
20: Path moment - non return
21: Path moment  Arahantship
  
66: Fruition moment - stream entry
67: Fruition moment - once return
68: Fruition moment - non return
69: Fruition moment - Arahantship
 (Impulsion)
  
Rebirth linking (patisandhi): 41-49, 56-65, 19 kinds
Life continuum (bhavanga): 41-49, 56-65, 19 kinds
Adverting (āvajjana): 70-71, 2 kinds
Sense doors, seeing, etc.: 5 profitable- and 5 unprofitable-result, 10 kinds
Receiving (sampaticchana): 39 and 55, 2 kinds
Investigating (santīrana): 40-41, 56, 3 kinds
Determining (votthapana): 71, 1 kind
Impulsion (javana): 1-33, 66-69, 72-89, 55 kinds
Registration (tad-ārammana): 40-49 and 56, 11 kinds
Death (cuti): 41-49, 56-65, 19 kinds

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