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Cakkhāyatana

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cakkh' āyatana: 'the base "visual organ" ' (s. āyatana).

By the visual organ (cakkhāyatana) is meant the sensitive part of the eye (cakkhu-pasāda) built up of the four elements ... responding to sense-stimuli" (sa-ppatigha).... (Vibh. II). Similar is the explanation of the four remaining physical sense-organs.

cakkhāyatana, cakkhvāyatana(cakkhu ) + (āyatana ): n. 眼的處

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