The greater the knowledge one possesses of Abhidhamma, the more easily and sooner will he be able to eradicate the erroneous views of a personal entity-ego-theory of soul or atman and cast away the sixteen types of doubt which impede one's spiritual progress, and contemplate from the knowledge which is qualification for the path and gain emancipation.
The present book is divided into three parts in 13 chapters. In the beginning there is a detailed introduction. Chapter I is on a Planes of Consciousness, Chapter II is Consciousness without Hetus, Chapter III is on The Great Types of Moral Consciousness, Chapter Iv deals with Consciousness as Experienced in Rupaloka, Chapter V deals with Consciousness as Experienced in Arupaloka, Chapter VI explains Transcendental Consciousness, Chapter VII describes Mental Properties, Chapter VIII compares Mental Properties with drugs, Chapter IX deals with Particular Mental Properties, Chapter X deals with Immoral Concomitants, Chapter XI is on Morality Beautiful Concomitants, Chapter XII is on Consciousness and Chapter XIII deals with States, Roots, Rebirth etc. Wherever necessary notes have been provided in the end of the Chapters.
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