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'''Five sense faculties''' (Tib. [[དབང་པོ་ལྔ་]]; ''wangpo nga'', [[Wyl.]] ''dbang po lnga'')
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The '''five sense faculties''' (Tib. [[དབང་པོ་ལྔ་]], ''wangpo nga'', [[Wyl.]] ''dbang po lnga'') are:
 
 
 
#visual (or eye) faculty, which is like an ''umaka'' flower;  
 
#visual (or eye) faculty, which is like an ''umaka'' flower;  
 
#auditory (or ear) faculty, which is like a twisted roll of birch bark;  
 
#auditory (or ear) faculty, which is like a twisted roll of birch bark;  
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#gustatory (or tongue) faculty, which is compared to a crescent moon disc;
 
#gustatory (or tongue) faculty, which is compared to a crescent moon disc;
 
#tactile (or) body faculty, which is similar to the skin of the ‘smooth-to-the-touch’ bird and pervades throughout the body.  
 
#tactile (or) body faculty, which is similar to the skin of the ‘smooth-to-the-touch’ bird and pervades throughout the body.  
 
 
  
 
[[Category:Abhidharma]]
 
[[Category:Abhidharma]]
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
 
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[[Category:05-Five]]
 
[[Category:05-Five]]

Revision as of 13:39, 21 August 2019

The five sense faculties (Tib. དབང་པོ་ལྔ་, wangpo nga, Wyl. dbang po lnga) are:

  1. visual (or eye) faculty, which is like an umaka flower;
  2. auditory (or ear) faculty, which is like a twisted roll of birch bark;
  3. olfactory (or nose) faculty, which is likened to parallel copper needles;
  4. gustatory (or tongue) faculty, which is compared to a crescent moon disc;
  5. tactile (or) body faculty, which is similar to the skin of the ‘smooth-to-the-touch’ bird and pervades throughout the body.