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'mind', 'consciousness', 'state of consciousness', is a synonym of mano and viññāna (s. khandha and Tab. 1).

Dhs. divides all phenomena into consciousness (citta), mental concomitants (cetasika) and materiality (rūpa).

In adhicitta, 'higher mentality', it signifies the concentrated, quietened mind, and is one of the 3 trainings (s. sikkhā).

The concentration (or intensification) of consciousness is one of the 4 roads to power (s. iddhipāda).


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