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==Subdivisions==
 
==Subdivisions==
 
In [[Abhidharma]], formations are divided into:
 
In [[Abhidharma]], formations are divided into:
*concurrent formations, which are the [[fifty-one mental states]], and  
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*concurrent formations (i.e. concurrent to consciousness), which are the [[fifty-one mental states]], and  
 
*[[non-concurrent formations]] which are neither matter nor cognition.
 
*[[non-concurrent formations]] which are neither matter nor cognition.
  

Latest revision as of 18:42, 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)