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<noinclude>The '''five ever-present mental states''' (Skt. ''sarvatraga''; Tib. [[ཀུན་འགྲོ་ལྔ་]], [[Wyl.]] ''kun ‘gro lnga'') are a set of five mental states among the [[fifty-one mental states]], so-called because they always accompany the [[main mind]]. Without them, the main mind could not perceive any objects. They are:
 
<noinclude>The '''five ever-present mental states''' (Skt. ''sarvatraga''; Tib. [[ཀུན་འགྲོ་ལྔ་]], [[Wyl.]] ''kun ‘gro lnga'') are a set of five mental states among the [[fifty-one mental states]], so-called because they always accompany the [[main mind]]. Without them, the main mind could not perceive any objects. They are:
  
</noinclude>#[[Sensation]] (Skt. ''vedanā''; Tib. [[ཚོར་བ་]])
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</noinclude>#[[Sensation]]  
#[[Perception]] (Skt. ''saṃjña''; Tib. [[འདུ་ཤེས་]])
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#[[Perception]]  
#[[Intention]] (Skt. ''cetanā''; Tib. [[སེམས་པ་]])
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#[[Intention]]  
#[[Contact]] (Skt. ''sparśa''; Tib. རེག་པ་ or [[རེག་བྱ་]])
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#[[Contact]]  
#[[Attention]] (Skt. ''manaskāra''; Tib. [[ཡིད་བྱེད་]])<noinclude>
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#[[Attention]]<noinclude>
  
 
==Alternative Translations==
 
==Alternative Translations==

Revision as of 22:24, 4 September 2018

The five ever-present mental states (Skt. sarvatraga; Tib. ཀུན་འགྲོ་ལྔ་, Wyl. kun ‘gro lnga) are a set of five mental states among the fifty-one mental states, so-called because they always accompany the main mind. Without them, the main mind could not perceive any objects. They are:

  1. Sensation
  2. Perception
  3. Intention
  4. Contact
  5. Attention

Alternative Translations

  • ever-functioning subsidiary awarenesses (Alexander Berzin)
  • five ever-present factors