12 formless sphere consciousness types

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12 Formless sphere consciousness types:

(Formless-Sphere Moral Consciousness)

1. Moral Jhāna consciousness dwelling on the "Infinity of Space"

2. Moral Jhāna consciousness dwelling on the "Infinity of Consciousness"

3. Moral Jhāna consciousness dwelling on "Nothingness"

4. Moral Jhāna consciousness wherein "Perception neither is nor is not"

(These are the four types of arūpa-jhāna Moral consciousness)

(Formless-sphere Resultant Consciousness)

5. Resultant Jhāna-consciousness dwelling on the "Infinity of Space"

6. Resultant Jhāna-consciousness dwelling on the "Infinity of Consciousness"

7. Resultant Jhāna-consciousness dwelling on "Nothingness"

8. Resultant Jhāna-consciousness wherein "Perception neither is nor is not"

(These are four types of arūpa-jhāna Resultant consciousness)

(Formless-sphere Functional Consciousness)

9. Functional Jhāna-consciousness dwelling on the "Infinity of Space"

10. Functional Jhāna-consciousness dwelling on the "Infinity of Consciousness"

11. Functional Jhāna-consciousness dwelling on "Nothingness"

12. Functional Jhāna-consciousness wherein "Perception neither is nor is not"

(These are the four types of arūpa-jhāna Functional consciousness)

(from Abhidhamma, Dhammasangani)

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