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ṢAḍāYATANA ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
) or SAḷāYATANA ( Pāli
Pāli
) means the six sense bases (Pāli, Skt.: āyatana ), that is, the sense organs and their objects. These are:

* Eye
Eye
and Vision * Ear
Ear
and Hearing * Nose and Olfaction * Tongue
Tongue
and Taste
Taste
* Skin and Touch
Touch
* Mind
Mind
and Thought
Thought

That is, in Buddhism
Buddhism
, the sixth "internal" and "external" sense bases are: mind (Skt., manas; Pali, mano); and, thought (along with memory and emotion) (Skt., dharma ; Pali, dhamma).

CONTENTS

* 1 Related Buddhist concepts * 2 See also * 3 Notes * 4 Bibliography

RELATED BUDDHIST CONCEPTS

Ṣaḍāyatana is the fifth link in the TWELVE NIDāNAS of Pratitya-Samutpada
Pratitya-Samutpada
(Dependent Origination) and thus likewise in the fifth position on the Bhavacakra
Bhavacakra
(Wheel of Becoming). Ṣaḍāyatana (Sense Gates) is dependent on Nāmarūpa (Name and Form) as condition before it can exist. "With Name and Form as condition, Sense Gates arise".

Ṣaḍāyatana is also the prevailing condition for the next condition in the chain, Contact ( Sparśa ). "WithSense Gates as condition, Contact arises".

SEE ALSO

* Ayatana
Ayatana
* Twelve Nidanas
Twelve Nidanas

NOTES

* ^ In the context of the Samyutta Nikaya
Samyutta Nikaya
's chapter entitled Saḷāytana-saṃyutta, Bodhi
Bodhi
(2000), defines "saḷāyatana" as simply "six sense bases" (p. 2024) or, implicitly, "the six internal and external sense bases" (p. 1121). Primarily in the context of Conditioned Arising , Kohn (1991), p. 192, defines "Shadāyatana" as "roughly 'six bases or realms'; term referring to the six objects of the sense organs...." Rhys Davids text-decoration: none">Saḷāyatana" as "the six organs of sense and the six objects."

BIBLIOGRAPHY

* Bodhi, Bhikkhu (trans.) (2000). The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya. (Part IV is "The Book of the Six Sense Bases (Salayatanavagga)".) Boston: Wisdom Publications. ISBN 0-86171-331-1 . * Kohn, Michael H. (trans.) (1991). The Shambhala Dictionary of Buddhism
Buddhism
and Zen. Boston:Shambhala. ISBN 0-87773-520-4 . * Rhys Davids, T.W. " rowspan="1">Preceded by Nāmarūpa TWELVE NIDāNAS ṢAḍāYATANA Succeeded by Sparśa

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