Buddhist Concept of Mind

Dear all,
Regarding the Buddhist mental functions, does the term MANAS same as or equal to MANO?

With regards,
Gaik yen


Citta,Manas & Vinnana are the terms referring to mind.
There are 89 or 121 kinds of mind.They are not Mano.
There are 52 mental factors.
With metta,

Mano & Manas

found the definition MANO from web as below:-

mano: 'mind', is the Abhidhamma used as synonym of vinnana (consciousness) and citta (state of consciousness, mind). According to the Comm. to Vis. M., it sometimes means sub-consciousness

source : page 183 of Pali Buddhist Disctionary by Ven Nyanatiloka,at www.buddhanet.net)

p/s : comm. = commentary
Vis.M = Visuddhi Magga (figues numbers of chapter & the paragraphing in the Path of Purification, tr. by Nanamoli Thera, 3rd ed., BPS)

Does it mean, Mano is refer to sub-consciousness part of mind and not a term used in 52 Mental Factor which is mental state arise along with the consciousness?

with Metta

In Pali, manas and mano are

In Pali, manas and mano are the same word. Manas is the original format. Please check any Pali grammar book.