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Mind & Form

Definition :

Mind and Form refer to the constituents of a living being; Mind (Nama) is typically considered to refer to the mental component of the person, while Form (Rupa) refers to the physical.

Mind and Form are mutually dependent, and not separable; as Nama-Rupa, they designate an individual being.

Mind and Form is sometimes referred to as "the psycho-physical organism", “mind-and-matter,” and “mentality-and-materiality”.

Nama-Rupa are also referred to in the Five Aggregates (Five Skandhas); the five material and mental factors that take part in the rise of craving and clinging.

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