Visuddhimagga XIV-184

Sahetukakiriyaviññāṇasampayuttā pana sahetukā.
Ñ(XIV,184): Those associated with functional consciousness with root-cause (73)-(80) are those with root-cause.

Tesu aṭṭhakāmāvacarakiriyaviññāṇasampayuttā tāva ṭhapetvā viratiyo aṭṭhahi kāmāvacarakusalehi sampayuttasaṅkhārasadisā.
Ñ: Of these, firstly, those associated with the eight sense-sphere functional consciousnesses (73)-(80) are similar to the formations associated with the eight sense-sphere profitable (1)-(8), except for the abstinences (xxxiv)-(xxxvi).

Rūpāvacarārūpāvacarakiriyasampayuttā pana sabbākārenapi tesaṃ kusalaviññāṇasampayuttasadisāyevāti
Ñ: Those associated with the functional [consciousnesses] of the fine-material sphere (81)-(85) and the immaterial sphere (86)-(89) are in all aspects similar to those associated with profitable consciousness (9)-(17).

evaṃ abyākatāpi saṅkhārā veditabbāti.
Ñ: This is how formations should be understood as indeterminate.

Idaṃ saṅkhārakkhandhe vitthārakathāmukhaṃ.
Ñ: This is the section of the detailed explanation dealing with the formations aggregate.

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