Eighteen concretely produced material phenomena

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Eighteen concretely produced material phenomena are identified within the Theravadan Abhidhammattha-sangaha as follows:[1]

  • I. Great Essentials
    • 1. Earth element
    • 2. Water element
    • 3. Fire element
    • 4. Air element
  • II. Sensitive Phenomena
    • 5. Eye-sensitivity
    • 6. Ear-sensitivity
    • 7. Nose-sensitivity
    • 8. Tongue-sensitivity
    • 9. Body-sensitivity
  • III. Objective Phenomena
    • 10. Visible form
    • 11. Sound
    • 12. Smell
    • 13. Taste
    • *. Tangibility (= 3 elements: earth, fire, air)
  • IV. Sexual Phenomena
    • 14. Femininity
    • 15. Masculinity
  • V. Heart Phenomenon
    • 16. Heart-base
    • VI. Life Phenomenon
    • 17. Life faculty
  • VII. Nutritional Phenomenon
    • 18. Nutriment

References

  1. Bodhi 2012, "Compendium of Matter".


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