Link of contacting awareness

The sixth of the twelve links of dependent arising. The subsidiary awareness (mental factor) of contacting awareness during the period of time in the development of a fetus when the distinguishing aggregate and such other affecting variables as contacting awareness are functioning, but the feeling aggregate is not yet functioning. During this period, one experiences contacting awareness of objects as pleasant, unpleasant, or neutral, but does not feel happy, unhappy, or neutral in response to this.

Tibetan: རེག་པའི་ཡན་ལག reg-pa'i yan-lag

Sanskrit: sparśāṅga

Other languages

Italiano: Anello della consapevolezza contattante
Tiếng Việt: Xúc

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