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5 Universals of Common Mental States (sabbacitta)

5 universals (sabbacitta) (in every consciousness) are the first 5 of qq common mental states: 1. Consciousness-impression (phassa) 2. Volition (cetan�) 3. (mental) vitality (j�vita) 4. One-pointedness (sam�dhi) 5. Attention (manasik�ra) Chitta-smriti-upasthana citta-smriti-upasthana (Sanskrit) (from chitta intelligence, thought, knowledge + smriti remembrance + upasthana placing before oneself, a following after, pursuit) http://www.experiencefestival.com/citta_prana
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