5 Aggregates or Skandhas
These five Aggregates combined create the appearance of a permanent self. I have broken the five down in an easy to read table.
Form is divided into the elements
"Internal, within oneself, is hard, solid, & sustained."
Kidney, liver, heart, bones, hair
"Whatever internal, belonging to oneself, is liquid, watery, & sustained"
"Whatever internal, belonging to oneself, is fire, fiery, & sustained"
Food/drinks that are consumed and warmed by the body.
"Internal, belonging to oneself, is wind, windy, & sustained"
The air and gases you breath in.
What we feel is dependant on how we perceive something.
Feelings are classified in one of three categories
Feelings come from contact with
Eye – Sight
Ear – Sound
Nose – Smell
Tongue – Taste
Body – Touch
Perceptions come from contact and how we perceive something changes
Perception of form
Perception of sound
Perception of smell
Perception of taste
Perception of touch
Perception of ideas or thoughts
Intentions or impulses are classified in one of three categories
Your impulses are based on
Impulses present in one of three ways
-Involving perceptions and feeling
Consciousness presents in six classes
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