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==Subdivisions==
 
==Subdivisions==
 
In [[Abhidharma]], formations are divided into:
 
In [[Abhidharma]], formations are divided into:
*[[concurrent formations|concurrent]] and  
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*concurrent formations, which are the [[fifty-one mental states]], and  
*[[non-concurrent formations]].
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*[[non-concurrent formations]] which are neither matter nor cognition.
  
 
==Alternative translations==
 
==Alternative translations==

Revision as of 18:39, 23 June 2019

Formations (Skt. saṃskāra; Tib. འདུ་བྱེད་, Wyl. ‘du byed) — the fourth of the five skandhas.

Subdivisions

In Abhidharma, formations are divided into:

Alternative translations

  • Conditioning factors
  • Mentation / mental activities (Peter Alan Roberts)