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Maureen Chalfen

Dear Venerable,

I have been grappling with my understanding of the five aggregates in relation to the five omnipresent mental factors, as there is some overlap in terms (such as feeling). My sense is that the five aggregates speak to the broader context of all human experience while the 5 omnipresent mental factors speak more to our personal experience, but I am not sure that is correct. How should I reflect on these two important topics?

Thank you,