Defined by Vasubandhu as pure wisdom, its correlating mental factors and the clear science that leads to its attainment. Secondarily, it is one of the three collections of canonical Buddhist texts, the other two being Vinaya and Sutra. Abhidharma texts contain a systematic analysis of mind and universe


The Abhidharma is a collection of Buddhist scriptures that investigate the workings of the mind and the states of human consciousness. The Adhidharma describes the Buddhist description of psycology. It describes an indepth description of conscience, thought and karma.