The Five Omnipresent Mental Events
The reason for speaking of these
five mental events, beginning with feeling-tone as omnipresent, is that
they are lumped together because they are events that operate in the wake
of every mind situation.
Moreover, if any one of the five
omnipresent mental events is missing, the experience of the objects is
Hence, in order to have a complete
appreciation and enjoyment of an object, these five omnipresent mental
events must be there altogether, completely and fully.
If there is no feeling-tone, there is no relishing
If there is no conceptualization, one does
not get the specific characteristic of the object.
If there is no directionality of mind, there
is no getting on to the object.
If there is no contact and rapport, there would
be no basis for perception.
If there is no attention, then the various
objects would not be confronted.