Five Aggregates

by Peter Carlson on September 8, 2011

Continuing the exploration of the Satipatthana Sutta, this talk describes the Buddhist concept of personality structure, pancakhanda, the five aggregates: form, feeling, perception/recognition, mental conditioners and the mind.  Peter emphasized the usefulness of this concept to “deconstruct” the human misperception of an enduring, controlling, unitary self.

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