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AN.VII.41 Citta Sutta The Buddha enumerates the seven substrates of consciousness [vi~n~naa.na.thiti]: 1. beings such as humans, angels and denizens of hell [vinipaatika] who are diverse in body form and diverse in mind [sa~n~naa]; 2. beings such as form-brahmas of the first level who are diverse in body form but uniform in mind; 3. beings such as the radiant brahmas (of the second and third levels) which are uniform in body but diverse in mind; 4. beings such as the lustrous brahmas (of the fourth level) which are uniform both in body and in mind; 5. beings of the formless brahma level of infinite space [akaasaana~ncaayatana]; 6. beings of the formless brahma realm of infinite consciousness [vi~n~naa.na~ncaayatana], and; 7. beings of the the formless brahma realm of nothingness [aaki~nca~n~naayatana] 37/105 Sattaka Nipaata, Pa.thamapa.n.naasaka A"nguttara A.iv.039


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