Mental formations

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Mental formations are the fourth of the five aggregates. Mental formations refer to emotional reactions to stimuli, resulting in states of mind such as joy, elation, resentment, anger, hatred, grief, etc.

Refer to the text “The Five Aggregates and the Sutta on the No-Self” for more details.

P: saṅkhāra, S: samskāra, V: hành

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