A Thought Path model of Bodhisatta in Theravada Buddhism

Suphakorn Chanachaidham, Phrarajapariyattimuni Thiab Malai, Phramaha Sooksan Sukhawatthano, Banjob Bunaruji


This article is dissertation part entitled “A Thought Path Model of Bodhisatta in Theravada Buddhism” has objectives to study the relationship of mind and mental products, thinking process and to build Thought Path model of Bodhisatta. Methodology is documentary research done by studying data in Tipiṭaka, Commentary and related academic works in Buddhism and science concerning mind. The research found that thought is expressed in behavior through bodily or verbal intimation by mechanism of material quality. By the thought, is caused and affected to Kamma clue, creating the round of rebirth transmigration. Bodhisatta Learning is based on trial and error, intellectual accumulating knowledge in Dharma perception through death and birth until adjusting corrected truth knowledge, in which thought path is mind engagement supporting perfections and vice versa. Core idea of the Bodhisatta consists in mind thinking state, virtue and factors state to promote the power of thought. Bodhisatta used “perfections acting” through feeling. Cultivation of perfection can change mind and Kamma structure given by mental charity and dwell object condition in preparing mind state readily with undertaking or advance attention on target of action. 


Thought, Dharma perception, Mind Engagement, Thought model, Bodhisatta

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