During meditation if no doer and knower operate citta come for knowing. Means thoughts coming with spaces without external object. Is this what do you call citta? Is thoughts are due to citta operate without self ?when loba dvesa moha cease citta subjects to cease. Is it like that?


Citta is the emotional mind-heart. When defilement of greed, hatred & delusion cease, the citta is pure, luminous & liberated (as explained in the Pabhassara Sutta).

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  • What do you mean by citta is the heart. – user12686 Apr 19 '18 at 7:34
  • Where does the emotional mind heart situated?Is it closer to real heart? – user12686 Apr 19 '18 at 12:12
  • No. Citta is not the physical heart. – Dhammadhatu Apr 19 '18 at 19:50

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