When there is uddhacca, the citta cannot be wholesome; one cannot at
that moment apply oneself to dāna, sila or bhavanā. Uddhacca distracts the
citta from kusala. Uddhacca is restlessness with regard to kusala. Thus,
uddhacca is different from what we in conventional language mean by
Uddhacca arises also with the moha-mūla-citta which is accompanied by
doubt, since it arises with each akusala cilia. The second type of moha-mūla-
citta, however, is called uddhacca-sampayutta; it is different from the first
type of moha-mūla-citta which is called vicikicchā-sampayutta.
The second type of moha-mūla-citta, the moha-mūla-citta which is uddhacca-
sampayutta, accompanied by restlessness, arises countless times a day, but it
is difficult to know its characteristic. If one has not developed vipassanā one
does not know this type of citta. When we are forgetful of realities and ''day-
dreaming'', there is not necessarily this type of citta. When we are ''day-
dreaming'' there is not only the second type of moha-mūla-citta (uddhacca-
sampayutta), but there may also be lobha-mūla-cittas (cittas rooted in
attachment) and dosa-mūla-cittas (cittas rooted in aversion).
Moha-mūla-citta can arise on account of what we experience through the five sense-doors and through the mind-door. When, for example, we have heard sound, moha-mūla-citta may arise. When the second type of moha-mūla-citta which is uddhacca-sampayutta arises, there is ignorance and forgetfulness with regard to the object which is experienced at that moment. We may not see the danger of this type of citta since it is accompanied by indifferent feeling and thus less obvious. However, all kinds of akusala are dangerous.