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Seven Classes of Experience
and
Ten Classes of Happiness

Seven Classes of Experience
vedana

1. Two: Explained as Pleasant and Unpleasant in [MN 59]; but as Bodily and Mental in SN 4.36.22.

2. Three: Pleasant, Unpleasant and not-pleasant-but-not unpleasant.[SN 4 36.1]

3. Five: The forces (indriya) of Pleasure, Pain, mental ease, mental pain and detachment [DN 33.5.22]

4. Six: Arising from contact of consciousness, eye and visual object; ear and sound; nose and scent; tongue and taste; body and touch; mind and things.

5. Eighteen: Based on contemplation of mental ease, mental pain, and detachment with regard to each of the six senses [DN 33.6.11,12,13 SN 4.36.22]

6. Thirty-six: Arising from point of view: Worldly mental ease arising from the six senses; Unworldly mental ease arising from the six senses; Worldly mental pain arising from the six senses; Unworldly mental pain arising from the six senses; Worldly detachment arising from the six senses; Unworldly detachment arising from the six senses. [SN 4.36.22]

7. One-hundred and Eight: Arising from point of view: Either aimed at worldly experience or not aimed at worldly experience. [2] Past, Future and Present; [3] pleasant, painful, not-pleasant-but-not painful; [3] arising from contact of consciousness, eye and visual object; ear and sound; nose and scent; tongue and taste; body and touch; mind and things. [2X3X3X6 = 108] [Satipatthana Sutta: Vedana][SN 4.36.22] But possibly also #6 above, past, future, present. (Really different words describing the same experience.)

 

 

Ten Classes of Happiness

MN 59

1. Based on the five senses (eye, ear, nose, tongue, body)

2. Based on the first jhāna.

3. Based on the second jhāna.

4. Based on the third jhāna.

5. Based on the fourth jhāna.

6. Based on the Sphere of Space.

7. Based on the Sphere of Consciousness.

8. Based on the Sphere Where Nothing's Real.

9. Based on the Sphere of Neither-Perception-nor-Non-Perception.

10. Based on the End of Sense-Perception and Sense Experience.

 


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