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Table of Contents for
The Five Aggregates: Understanding Theravaāda Psychology and Soteriology by Mathieu Boisvert

List of Tables

Acknowledgments

Foreword

Abbreviations

Introduction

1. The Concept of Khandha

Etymology of the term Khanda

The Five Aggregates and the Dhammacakkappavattanasutta

Pañcakkhandhā and Pañcupādānakkhandhā

2. The Rūpakkhandha

The Four Primary Material Elements (Mahābhūta)

The Secondary Materials (Upādārūpa)

The Three Divisions of Matter

Further Classifications of Matter

Implications of the Previous Classifications

Correlation between the Rūpakkhandha and the Paticcasamuppāda

3. The Vedanākkhandha

The Eradication of Vedanā

The State of Saññāvedayitanirodha

The State of Vedanākkhaya

Vedanā as Bifurcation Point

Wholesome and Unwholesome Vedanā

4. The Saññākkhandha

Unwholesome Saññā

Wholesome Saññā

Wholesome Saññā and the Saññākkhandha

Correlation between Saññā and the Paticcasamuppāda

5. The Sankhārakkhandha

Polysemy of the Term Sankhāra

Sankhāra as Sankhāta

Sankhāra as Paccaya

Sankhāra Used in the Compound Āyusankhāra

Sankhāra Used in the Compounds Asankhāra and Sasankhāra

General Meaning of the Term Sankhāra

The Sankhārakkhandha

Correlation between theSankhārakkhandha and the Paticcasamuppāda

6. The Viññānakkhandha

The Function of Viññāna

Viññāna and Mano

Viññāna as Rebirth and Death Consciousness

Correlation between Viññāna and the Paticcasamuppāda

7. Interrelation of the Aggregates

The Position of Viññāna in the Enumeration of the Pañcakkhandhā

Correlation between Four Aggregates and the Paticcasamuppāda

Inclusion of i>Saññā in the Paticcasamuppāda Formula

Vipassanā and the Pañcakkhandhā

Conclusion

Glossary

Bibliography

Index