This teaching breaks down existence into smaller pieces that you can process letting go of things that are likely sources of unnatural suffering.
- Form – rupa
- Feeling – vedana
- Perception – samjna
- Mind objects – samskara
- Consciousness – vijnana
Sanskrit form: Skandha.
- Aggregate; physical and mental phenomena as they are directly experienced; the raw material for a sense of self:
- hysical form
- feeling-tones of pleasure, pain, or neither pleasure nor pain;
- perception, mental label
- fabrication, thought construct; and
- sensory consciousness, the act of taking note of sense data and ideas as they occur.