lit., 'grown great', i.e. 'developed', exalted, supernormal. As mahaggata-citta, it is the state of 'developed consciousness', attained in the fine-material and immaterial absorptions (s. jhāna); it is mentioned in the mind-contemplation of the Satipatthāna Sutta (M. 10). -
As mahaggatārammana, it is the 'developed mental object' of those absorptions and is mentioned in the 'object triad' of the Abhidhamma schedule and Dhs. (s. Guide, p. 6).