The Book of Analysis

5. Analysis Of The Faculties

5.1. Analysis According To Abhidhamma

The twenty-two faculties are: The faculty of eye, faculty of ear, faculty of nose, faculty of tongue, faculty of body, faculty of mind, faculty of femininity, faculty of masculinity, faculty of vital principle, faculty of pleasure (physical), faculty of pain (physical), faculty of mental pleasure, faculty of mental pain, faculty of indifference, faculty of confidence, faculty of energy, faculty of mindfulness, faculty of samādhi, faculty of wisdom, faculty of “I am knowing the unknown”, faculty of knowing, faculty of one who has known fully.

Therein what is faculty of eye? That eye which, deriving from the four great essentials, is sensitive surface, See section 156. this is an empty village. This is called faculty of eye. (1)

Therein what is faculty of ear. Complete appropriately. Faculty of nose. Complete as first example Faculty of tongue. Complete as first example Faculty of body? That body which, deriving from the four great essentials, is sensitive surface, See section 160. this is an empty village. This is called faculty of body. (5)

Therein what is faculty of mind? Controlling faculty of mind by way of singlefold division: Is associated with contact. Faculty of mind by way of twofold division: Is accompanied by root; is not accompanied by root. Faculty of mind by way of threefold division: Is skilful; is unskilful; is neither-skilful-nor-unskilful. Faculty of mind by way of fourfold division: Is characteristic of the plane of desire; is characteristic of the plane of form; is characteristic of the formless plane; is not included (i.e. is supramundane). Faculty of mind by way of fivefold division: Is associated with the faculty of pleasure (physical); is associated with the faculty of pain (physical); is associated with the faculty of mental pleasure; is associated with the faculty of mental pain; is associated with the faculty of indifference. Faculty of mind by way of sixfold division: Eye consciousness, Intermediate senses. mind consciousness. Thus is faculty of mind by way of sixfold division.

Faculty of mind by way of sevenfold division: Eye consciousness; Intermediate senses. body consciousness; mind element; mind-consciousness-element. Thus is faculty of mind by way of sevenfold division.

Faculty of mind by way of eightfold division: Eye consciousness; Intermediate senses. body consciousness that is accompanied by pleasure, that is accompanied by pain; mind element; mind-consciousness-element. Thus is faculty of mind by way of eightfold division.

Faculty of mind by way of ninefold division: Eye consciousness; Intermediate senses. body consciousness; mind element; mind-consciousness-element that is skilful, that is unskilful, that is neither-skilful-nor-unskilful. Thus is faculty of mind by way of ninefold division.

Faculty of mind by way of tenfold division: Eye consciousness; Intermediate senses. body consciousness that is accompanied by pleasure, that is accompanied by pain; mind element; mind-consciousness-element that is skilful, that is unskilful, that is neither-skilful-nor-unskilful. Thus is faculty of mind by way of tenfold division, See sections 122149 inclusive. Thus is faculty of mind by way of manifold division. This is called faculty of mind. (6)

Therein what is faculty of femininity? That which in woman is feminine appearance, feminine characteristic, feminine behaviour, feminine deportment, femininity, being feminine. This is called faculty of femininity. (7)

Therein what is faculty of masculinity? That which in man is masculine appearance, masculine characteristic, masculine behaviour, masculine deportment, masculinity, being masculine. This is called faculty of masculinity. (8)

Therein what is faculty of vital principle? Faculty of vital principle by way of twofold division: Is faculty of material vital principle; is faculty of non-material vital principle.

Therein what is faculty of material vital principle? That which in these material things is life, stability, going on, sustaining, progressing, continuance, preservation, vital principle, faculty of vital principle. This is called faculty of material vital principle.

Therein what is faculty of non-material vital principle? That which in these non-material dhammas is life, stability, going on, sustaining, progressing, continuance, preservation, vital principle, faculty of vital principle. This is called faculty of non-material vital principle. This is called faculty of vital principle. (9)

Therein what is faculty of pleasure? That which is bodily ease; bodily pleasure; easeful pleasant experience born of bodily contact; easeful pleasant feeling born of bodily contact. This is called faculty of pleasure. (10)

Therein what is faculty of pain? That which is bodily uneasiness; bodily pain; uneasy painful experience born of bodily contact; uneasy painful feeling born of bodily contact. This is called faculty of pain. (11)

Therein what is faculty of mental pleasure? That which is mental ease; mental pleasure; easeful pleasant experience born of mental contact; easeful pleasant feeling born of mental contact. This is called faculty of mental pleasure. (12)

Therein what is faculty of mental pain? That which is mental uneasiness; mental pain; uneasy painful experience born of mental contact; uneasy painful feeling born of mental contact. This is called faculty of mental pain. (13)

Therein what is faculty of indifference? That which is neither mental ease nor uneasiness; neither painful nor pleasant experience born of mental contact; neither painful nor pleasant feeling born of mental contact. This is called faculty of indifference. (14)

Therein what is faculty of confidence? That which is confidence, being confident, trust, implicit faith, confidence, faculty of confidence, power of confidence. This is called faculty of confidence. (15)

Therein what is faculty of energy? That which is the arousing of mental energy, toiling, endeavour, aspiring, effort, zeal, perseverance, vigour, stability, unfaltering endeavour, not relinquishing wish, not relinquishing the task, firm hold of the task, energy, faculty of energy, power of energy. This is called faculty of energy. (16)

Therein what is faculty of mindfulness? That which is mindfulness, constant mindfulness, recollection, mindfulness, act of remembering, bearing in mind, non-superficiality, non-forgetfulness, mindfulness, faculty of mindfulness, power of mindfulness, right mindfulness. This is called faculty of mindfulness. (17)

Therein what is faculty of samādhi? That which is stability, steadfastness, firmness of consciousness; non-distraction, non-wavering, mental imperturbability, calmness, faculty of samādhi, power of samādhi, right samādhi. This is called faculty of samādhi. (18)

Therein what is faculty of wisdom? That which is wisdom, understanding, See section 525. absence of delusion, truth investigation, right view. This is called faculty of wisdom. (19)

Therein what is faculty of initial awakening? That which for the realization of those dhammas that are not known, not comprehended, not attained, not discerned, not realized, is wisdom, understanding, See section 525. absence of delusion, truth investigation, right view, truth investigation-awakening-factor, path constituent, included in the path. This is called faculty of initial awakening. (20)

Therein what is faculty of intermediate awakening? That which for the realization of those dhammas that are known, comprehended, attained, discerned, realized, is wisdom, understanding, See section 525. absence of delusion, truth investigation, right view, truth investigation-awakening-factor, path constituent, included in the path. This is called faculty of intermediate awakening. (21)

Therein what is faculty of final awakening? That which for the realization of those dhammas that are known fully, comprehended, attained, discerned, realized, is wisdom, understanding, See section 525. absence of delusion, truth investigation, right view, truth investigation-awakening-factor, path constituent, included in the path. This is called faculty of final awakening. (22)

(Here Ends) Analysis According To Abhidhamma

5.2. Interrogation

The twenty-two faculties are: The faculty of eye, faculty of ear, faculty of nose, faculty of tongue, faculty of body, faculty of mind, faculty of femininity, faculty of masculinity, faculty of vital principle, faculty of pleasure (physical), faculty of pain (physical), faculty of mental pleasure, faculty of mental pain, faculty of indifference, faculty of confidence, faculty of energy, faculty of mindfulness, faculty of samādhi, faculty of wisdom, faculty of initial awakening, faculty of intermediate awakening, faculty of final awakening.

Of the twenty-two faculties how many are skilful; how many unskilful; how many neither-skilful-nor-unskilful. Remaining appropriate triplets and couplets. How many with cause of bewailing; how many without cause of bewailing?

5.3.1. The Triplets

Ten faculties are neither-skilful-nor-unskilful. Faculty of mental pain is unskilful. Faculty of initial awakening is skilful. Four faculties sometimes are skilful; sometimes are neither-skilful-nor-unskilful. Six faculties sometimes are skilful; sometimes are unskilful; sometimes are neither-skilful-nor-unskilful.

Twelve faculties should not be said to be either, associated with pleasant feeling; associated with painful feeling or associated with neither-painful-nor-pleasant feeling. Six faculties sometimes are associated with pleasant feeling; sometimes are associated with neither-painful-nor-pleasant feeling. Three faculties sometimes are associated with pleasant feeling; sometimes are associated with painful feeling; sometimes are associated with neither-painful-nor-pleasant feeling. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is associated with pleasant feeling; sometimes is associated with painful feeling; sometimes is associated with neither-painful-nor-pleasant feeling; sometimes should not be said to be either, associated with pleasant feeling; associated with painful feeling or associated with neither-painful-nor-pleasant feeling.

Seven faculties are neither resultants nor productive of resultants. Three faculties are resultants. Two faculties are productive of resultants. Faculty of intermediate awakening sometimes is resultant; sometimes is productive of resultant. Nine faculties sometimes are resultants; sometimes are productive of resultants; sometimes are neither resultants nor productive of resultants. Nine faculties are grasped (by craving and false view), are objects of the graspings. Faculty of mental pain is not grasped, is the object of the graspings. Three faculties are not grasped, are not objects of the graspings. Nine faculties sometimes are grasped, are objects of the graspings; sometimes are not grasped, are objects of the graspings; sometimes are not grasped, are not objects of the graspings.

Nine faculties are not corrupt, are objects of the corruptions. Faculty of mental pain is corrupt, is the object of the corruptions. Three faculties are not corrupt, are not objects of the corruptions. Three faculties sometimes are not corrupt, are objects of the corruptions; sometimes are not corrupt, are not objects of the corruptions. Six faculties sometimes are corrupt, are objects of the corruptions; sometimes are not corrupt, are objects of the corruptions; sometimes are not corrupt, are not objects of the corruptions. Nine faculties are without initial application, without sustained application. Faculty of mental pain is accompanied by initial application, accompanied by sustained application. Faculty of indifference sometimes is accompanied by initial application, accompanied by sustained application; sometimes is without initial application, without sustained application. Eleven faculties sometimes are accompanied by initial application, accompanied by sustained application; sometimes are without initial application, sustained application only; sometimes are without initial application, without sustained application.

Eleven faculties should not be said to be either, accompanied by rapture; accompanied by pleasure or accompanied by indifference. Faculty of mental pleasure sometimes is accompanied by rapture; is not accompanied by pleasure; is not accompanied by indifference; sometimes should not be said to be, accompanied by rapture. Six faculties sometimes are accompanied by rapture; sometimes are accompanied by pleasure; sometimes are accompanied by indifference. Four faculties sometimes are accompanied by rapture; sometimes are accompanied by pleasure; sometimes are accompanied by indifference; sometimes should not be said to be either, accompanied by rapture; accompanied by pleasure or accompanied by indifference.

Fifteen faculties are not to be abandoned either by the first path or by the subsequent paths. Faculty of mental pain sometimes is to be abandoned by the first path; sometimes is to be abandoned by the subsequent paths. Six faculties sometimes are to be abandoned by the first path; sometimes are to be abandoned by the subsequent paths; sometimes are not to be abandoned either by the first path or by the subsequent paths. Fifteen faculties have no roots to be abandoned either by the first path or by the subsequent paths. Faculty of mental pain sometimes has root to be abandoned by the first path; sometimes has root to be abandoned by the subsequent paths. Six faculties sometimes have roots to be abandoned by the first path; sometimes have roots to be abandoned by the subsequent paths; sometimes have no roots to be abandoned either by the first path or by the subsequent paths.

Ten faculties are neither cumulative nor dispersive (of continuing rebirth and death). Faculty of mental pain is cumulative. Faculty of initial awakening is dispersive. Faculty of intermediate awakening sometimes is dispersive; sometimes is neither cumulative nor dispersive. Nine faculties sometimes are cumulative; sometimes are dispersive; sometimes are neither cumulative nor dispersive. Ten faculties are neither of the seven supramundane stages nor of the final supramundane stage. Two faculties are of the seven supramundane stages. Faculty of final awakening is of the final supramundane stage. Nine faculties sometimes are of the seven supramundane stages; sometimes are of the final supramundane stage; sometimes are neither of the seven supramundane stages nor of the final supramundane stage.

Ten faculties are low. Three faculties are immeasurable. Nine faculties sometimes are low; sometimes are sublime; sometimes are immeasurable- Seven faculties have no objects. Two faculties have low objects. Three faculties have immeasurable objects. Faculty of mental pain sometimes has low object; sometimes has sublime object; does not have immeasurable object; sometimes should not be said to have, low object or sublime object. Nine faculties sometimes have low objects; sometimes have sublime objects; sometimes have immeasurable objects; sometimes should not be said to have either, low objects; sublime objects or immeasurable objects.

Nine faculties are intermediate. Faculty of mental pain is inferior. Three faculties are superior Three faculties sometimes are intermediate; sometimes are superior. Six faculties sometimes are inferior; sometimes are intermediate; sometimes are superior. Ten faculties are of no fixed (resultant time). Faculty of initial awakening is a right (state with) fixed (resultant time). Four faculties sometimes are right (dhammas with) fixed (resultant time); sometimes are of no fixed (resultant time). Faculty of mental pain sometimes is a false (state with) fixed (resultant time); sometimes is of no fixed (resultant time). Six faculties sometimes are false (dhammas with) fixed (resultant time); sometimes are right (dhammas with) fixed (resultant time); sometimes are of no fixed (resultant time). Seven faculties have no objects. Four faculties should not be said to have either, path as their object; path as their cause or path as their dominating factor. Faculty of initial awakening does not have path as its object; (sometimes) has path as its cause; sometimes has path as its dominating factor; sometimes should not be said to have, (path as its cause) or path as its dominating factor. Faculty of intermediate awakening does not have path as its object; sometimes has path as its cause; sometimes has path as its dominating factor; sometimes should not be said to have, path as its cause or path as its dominating factor. Nine faculties sometimes have path as their object; sometimes have path as their cause; sometimes have path as their dominating factor; sometimes should not be said to have either, path as their object; path as their cause or path as their dominating factor.

Ten faculties sometimes are risen; sometimes are bound to arise; should not be said to be, not risen. Two faculties sometimes are risen; sometimes are not risen; should not be said to be, bound to arise. Ten faculties sometimes are risen; sometimes are not risen; sometimes are bound to arise. (All faculties) Sometimes are past; sometimes are future; sometimes are present. Seven faculties have no objects. Two faculties have present objects. Three faculties should not be said to have either, past objects; future objects or present objects. Ten faculties sometimes have past objects; sometimes have future objects; sometimes have present objects; sometimes should not be said to have either, past objects; future objects or present objects. (All faculties) Sometimes are internal; sometimes are external; sometimes are both internal and external. Seven faculties have no objects. Three faculties have external objects. Four faculties sometimes have internal objects; sometimes have external objects; sometimes have both internal and external objects. Eight faculties sometimes have internal objects; sometimes have external objects; sometimes have both internal and external objects; sometimes should not be said to have either, internal objects; external objects or both internal and external objects. Five faculties are not visible, are impingent. Seventeen faculties are not visible, are not impingent.

5.3.2. The Couplets

Four faculties are roots. Eighteen faculties are not roots. Seven faculties are accompanied by roots. Nine faculties are not accompanied by roots. Six faculties sometimes are accompanied by roots; sometimes are not accompanied by roots. Seven faculties are associated with roots. Nine faculties are not associated with roots. Six faculties sometimes are associated with roots; sometimes are not associated with roots. Four faculties are roots also accompanied by roots. Nine faculties should not be said to be, roots also accompanied by roots or accompanied by roots but are not roots. Three faculties should not be said to be, roots also accompanied by roots; (they) are accompanied by roots but are not roots. Six faculties should not be said to be, roots also accompanied by roots; (they) sometimes are accompanied by roots but are not roots; sometimes should not be said to be, accompanied by roots but are not roots.

Four faculties are roots also associated with roots. Nine faculties should not be said to be, roots also associated with roots or associated with roots but are not roots. Three faculties should not be said to be, roots also associated with roots; (they) are associated with roots but are not roots. Six faculties should not be said to be, roots also associated with roots; (they) sometimes are associated with roots but are not roots; sometimes should not be said to be, associated with roots but are not roots.

Nine faculties are not roots, are not accompanied by roots. Three faculties are not roots, are accompanied by roots. Four faculties should not be said to be, not roots, are accompanied by roots or not roots, are not accompanied by roots. Six faculties sometimes are not roots, are accompanied by roots; sometimes are not roots, are not accompanied by roots. (1)

(All faculties) Are with cause. Are conditioned. Are not visible. Five faculties are impingent. Seventeen faculties are not impingent. Seven faculties are material. Fourteen faculties are not material. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is material; sometimes is not material. Ten faculties are mundane. Three faculties are supramundane. Nine faculties sometimes are mundane; sometimes are supramundane. (All faculties) Are cognizable by one way; are not cognizable by another way. (2)

(All faculties) Are not defilements. Ten faculties are objects of the defilements. Three faculties are not objects of the defilements. Nine faculties sometimes are objects of the defilements; sometimes are not objects of the defilements. Fifteen faculties are not associated with the defilements. Faculty of mental pain is associated with the defilements. Six faculties sometimes are associated with the defilements; sometimes are not associated with the defilements. Ten faculties should not be said to be, defilements also objects of the defilements; (they) are objects of the defilements but are not defilements. Three faculties should not be said to be, defilements also objects of the defilements or objects of the defilements but are not defilements. Nine faculties should not be said to be, defilements also objects of the defilements; (they) sometimes are objects of the defilements but are not defilements; sometimes should not be said to be, objects of the defilements but are not defilements.

Fifteen faculties should not be said to be, defilements also associated with the defilements or associated with the defilements but are not defilements. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, defilement also associated with the defilements; (it) is associated with the defilements but is not defilement. Six faculties should not be said to be, defilements also associated with the defilements; (they) sometimes are associated with the defilements but are not defilements; sometimes should not be said to be, associated with the defilements but are not defilements. Nine faculties are not associated with the defilements, are objects of the defilements. Three faculties are not associated with the defilements, are not objects of the defilements. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, not associated with the defilements, is the object of the defilements or not associated with the defilements, is not the object of the defilements. Three faculties sometimes are not associated with the defilements, are objects of the defilements; sometimes are not associated with the defilements, are not objects of the defilements. Six faculties sometimes are not associated with the defilements, are objects of the defilements; sometimes are not associated with the defilements, are not objects of the defilements; sometimes should not be said to be, not associated with the defilements, are objects of the defilements or not associated with the defilements, are not objects of the defilements. (3)

(All faculties) Are not fetters. Ten faculties are objects of the fetters. Three faculties are not objects of the fetters. Nine faculties sometimes are objects of the fetters; sometimes are not objects of the fetters. Fifteen faculties are not associated with the fetters. Faculty of mental pain is associated with the fetters. Six faculties sometimes are associated with the fetters; sometimes are not associated with the fetters. Ten faculties should not be said to be, fetters also objects of the fetters; (they) are objects of the fetters but are not fetters. Three faculties should not be said to be, fetters also objects of the fetters or objects of the fetters but are not fetters. Nine faculties should not be said to be, fetters also objects of the fetters; (they) sometimes are objects of the fetters but are not fetters; sometimes should not be said to be, objects of the fetters but are not fetters.

Fifteen faculties should not be said to be, fetters also associated with the fetters or associated with the fetters but are not fetters. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, fetter also associated with the fetters; (it) is associated with the fetters but is not fetter. Six faculties should not be said to be, fetters also associated with the fetters; (they) sometimes are associated with the fetters but are not fetters; sometimes should not be said to be, associated with the fetters are but not fetters.

Nine faculties are not associated with the fetters, are objects of the fetters. Three faculties are not associated with the fetters, are not objects of the fetters.

Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, not associated with the fetters, is the object of the fetters or not associated with the fetters, is not the object of the fetters. Three faculties sometimes are not associated with the fetters, are objects of the fetters; sometimes are not associated with the fetters, are not objects of the fetters. Six faculties sometimes are not associated with the fetters, are objects of the fetters; sometimes are not associated with the fetters, are not objects of the fetters; sometimes should not be said to be, not associated with the fetters, are objects of the fetters or not associated with the fetters, are not objects of the fetters. (4)

(All faculties) Are not ties. Ten faculties are objects of the ties. Three faculties are not objects of the ties. Nine faculties sometimes are objects of the ties; sometimes are not objects of the ties. Fifteen faculties are not associated with the ties. Faculty of mental pain is associated with the ties. Six faculties sometimes are associated with the ties; sometimes are not associated with the ties. Ten faculties should not be said to be, ties also objects of the ties; (they) are objects of the ties but are not ties. Three faculties should not be said to be, ties also objects of the ties or objects of the ties but are not ties. Nine faculties should not be said to be, ties also objects of the ties; (they) sometimes are objects of the ties but are not ties; sometimes should not be said to be, objects of the ties but are not ties.

Fifteen faculties should not be said to be, ties also associated with the ties or associated with the ties but are not ties. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, tie also associated with the ties; (it) is associated with the ties but is not tie. Six faculties should not be said to be, ties also associated with the ties; (they) sometimes are associated with the ties but are not ties; sometimes should not be said to be, associated with the ties but are not ties.

Nine faculties are not associated with the ties, are objects of the ties. Three faculties are not associated with the ties, are not objects of the ties. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, not associated with the ties, is the object of the ties or not associated with the ties, is not the object of the ties. Three faculties sometimes are not associated with the ties, are objects of the ties; sometimes are not associated with the ties, are not objects of the ties. Six faculties sometimes are not associated with the ties, are objects of the ties; sometimes are not associated with the ties, are not objects of the ties; sometimes should not be said to be, not associated with the ties, are objects of the ties or not associated with the ties, are not objects of the ties. (5)

(All faculties) Are not floods. Complete as for hindrances. Are not bonds. Complete as for hindrances. Are not hindrances. Ten faculties are objects of the hindrances. Three faculties are not objects of the hindrances. Nine faculties sometimes are objects of the hindrances; sometimes are not objects of the hindrances. Fifteen faculties are not associated with the hindrances. Faculty of mental pain is associated with the hindrances. Six faculties sometimes are associated with the hinrances; sometimes are not associated with the hindrances. Ten faculties should not be said to be, hindrances also objects of the hindrances; (they) are objects of the hindrances but are not hindrances. Three faculties should not be said to be, hindrances also objects of the hindrances or objects of the hindrances but are not hindrances. Nine faculties should not be said to be, hindrances also objects of the hindrances; (they) sometimes are objects of the hindrances but are not hindrances; sometimes should not be said to be, objects of the hindrances but are not hindrances.

Fifteen faculties should not be said to be, hindrances also associated with the hindrances or associated with the hindrances but are not hindrances. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, hindrance also associated with the hindrances; (it) is associated with the hindrances but is not hindrance. Six faculties should not be said to be, hindrances also associated with the hindrances; (they) sometimes are associated with the hindrances but are not hindrances; sometimes should not be said to be, associated with the hindrances but are not hindrances.

Nine faculties are not associated with the hindrances, are objects of the hindrances. Three faculties are not associated with the hindrances, are not objects of the hindrances. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, not associated with the hindrances, is the object of the hindrances or not associated with the hindrances, is not the object of the hindrances. Three faculties sometimes are not associated with the hindrances, are objects of the hindrances; sometimes are not associated with the hindrances, are not objects of the hindrances. Six faculties sometimes are not associated with the hindrances, are objects of the hindrances; sometimes are not associated with the hindrances, are not objects of the hindrances; sometimes should not be said to be, not associated with the hindrances, are objects of the hindrances or not associated with the hindrances, are not objects of the hindrances. (8)

(All faculties) Are not perversions. Ten faculties are objects of the perversions. Three faculties are not objects of the perversions. Nine faculties sometimes are objects of the perversions; sometimes are not objects of the perversions. Sixteen faculties are not associated with the perversions. Six faculties sometimes are associated with the perversions; sometimes are not associated with the perversions. Ten faculties should not be said to be, perversions also objects of the perversions; (they) are objects of the perversions but are not perversions. Three faculties should not be said to be, perversions also objects of the perversions or objects of the perversions but are not perversions. Nine faculties should not be said to be, perversions also objects of the perversions; (they) sometimes are objects of the perversions but are not perversions; sometimes should not be said to be, objects of the perversions but are not perversions. Ten faculties are not associated with the perversions, are objects of the perversions. Three faculties are not associated with the perversions, are not objects of the perversions. Three faculties sometimes are not associated with the perversions, are objects of the perversions; sometimes are not associated with the perversions, are not objects of the perversions. Six faculties sometimes are not associated with the perversions, are objects of the perversions; sometimes are not associated with the perversions, are not objects of the perversions; sometimes should not be said to be, not associated with the perversions, are objects of the perversions or not associated with the perversions, are not objects of the perversions (9)

Seven faculties have no objects. Fourteen faculties have objects. Faculty of vital principle sometimes has an object; sometimes has no object. Twenty-one faculties are not consciousness. Faculty of mind is consciousness. Thirteen faculties are volitional activities. Eight faculties are not volitional activities. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is mental concomitant; sometimes is not mental concomitant. Thirteen faculties are associated with consciousness. Seven faculties are not associated with consciousness. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is associated with consciousness; sometimes is not associated with consciousness. Faculty of mind should not be said to be, associated with consciousness or not associated with consciousness.

Thirteen faculties are conjoined with consciousness. Seven faculties are not conjoined with consciousness. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is conjoined with consciousness; sometimes is not conjoined with consciousness. Faculty of mind should not be said to be, conjoined with consciousness or not conjoined with consciousness. Thirteen faculties are generated by consciousness. Eight faculties are not generated by consciousness. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is generated by consciousness; sometimes is not generated by consciousness.

Thirteen faculties are co-existent with consciousness. Eight faculties are not co-existent with consciousness. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is co-existent with consciousness; sometimes is not co-existent with consciousness. Thirteen faculties accompany consciousness. Eight faculties do not accompany consciousness. Faculty of vital principle sometimes accompanies consciousness; sometimes does not accompany consciousness.

Thirteen faculties are conjoined with, generated by consciousness. Eight faculties are not conjoined with, not generated by consciousness. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is conjoined with, generated by consciousness; sometimes is not conjoined with, not generated by consciousness. Thirteen faculties are conjoined with, generated by, co-existent with consciousness. Eight faculties are not conjoined with, not generated by, not co-existent with consciousness. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is conjoined with, generated by, co-existent with consciousness; sometimes is not conjoined with, not generated by, not co-existent with consciousness. Thirteen faculties are conjoined with, generated by, accompany consciousness. Eight faculties are not conjoined with, not generated by, do not accompany consciousness. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is conjoined with, generated by, accompanies consciousness; sometimes is not conjoined with, not generated by, does not accompany consciousness. Six faculties are internal. Sixteen faculties are external. (10)

Seven faculties are derived. Fourteen faculties are not derived. Faculty of vital principle sometimes is derived; sometimes is not derived. Nine faculties are grasped (by craving and false view). Four faculties are not grasped. Nine faculties sometimes are grasped; sometimes are not grasped. (All faculties) Are not graspings. Ten faculties are objects of the graspings. Three faculties are not objects of the graspings. Nine faculties sometimes are objects of the graspings; sometimes are not objects of the graspings. Sixteen faculties are not associated with the graspings. Six faculties sometimes are associated with the graspings; sometimes are not associated with the graspings. Ten faculties should not be said to be, graspings also objects of the graspings; (they) are objects of the graspings but are not graspings. Three faculties should not be said to be, graspings also objects of the graspings or objects of the graspings but are not graspings. Nine faculties should not be said to be, graspings also objects of the graspings; (they) sometimes are objects of the graspings but are not graspings. Ten faculties sometimes are objects of the graspings but are not graspings; sometimes should not be said to be, objects of the graspings but are not graspings.

Sixteen faculties should not be said to be, graspings also associated with the graspings or associated with the graspings but are not graspings. Six faculties should not be said to be, graspings also associated with the graspings; (they) sometimes are associated with the graspings but are not graspings; sometimes should not be said to be, associated with the graspings but are not graspings. Ten faculties are not associated with the graspings, are objects of the graspings. Three faculties are not associated with the graspings, are not objects of the graspings. Three faculties sometimes are not associated with the graspings, are objects of the graspings; sometimes are not associated with the graspings, are not objects of the graspings. Six faculties sometimes are not associated with the graspings, are objects of the graspings; sometimes are not associated with the graspings, are not objects of the graspings; sometimes should not be said to be, not associated with the graspings, are objects of the graspings or not associated with the graspings, are not objects of the graspings. (11)

(All faculties) Are not corruptions. Ten faculties are objects of the corruptions. Three faculties are not objects of the corruptions. Nine faculties sometimes are objects of the corruptions; sometimes are not objects of the corruptions. Fifteen faculties are not corrupt. Faculty of mental pain is corrupt. Six faculties sometimes are corrupt; sometimes are not corrupt. Fifteen faculties are not associated with the corruptions. Faculty of mental pain is associated with the corruptions. Six faculties sometimes are associated with the corruptions; sometimes are not associated with the corruptions. Ten faculties should not be said to be, corruptions also objects of the corruptions; (they) are objects of the corruptions but are not corruptions. Three faculties should not be said to be, corruptions also objects of the corruptions or objects of the corruptions but are not corruptions. Nine faculties should not be said to be, corruptions also objects of the corruptions; (they) sometimes are objects of the corruptions but are not corruptions; sometimes should not be said to be, objects of the corruptions but are not corruptions.

Fifteen faculties should not be said to be, corruptions also corrupt or corrupt but are not corruptions. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, corruption also corrupt; (it) is corrupt but is not corruption. Six faculties should not be said to be, corruptions also corrupt; (they) sometimes are corrupt but are not corruptions; sometimes should not be said to be, corrupt but are not corruptions.

Fifteen faculties should not be said to be, corruptions also associated with the corruptions or associated with the corruptions but are not corruptions. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, corruption also associated with the corruptions; (it) is associated with the corruptions but is not corruption. Six faculties should not be said to be, corruptions also associated with the corruptions; (they) sometimes are associated with the corruptions but are not corruptions; sometimes should not be said to be, associated with the corruptions but are not corruptions. Nine faculties are not associated with the corruptions, are objects of the corruptions. Three faculties are not associated with the corruptions, are not objects of the corruptions. Faculty of mental pain should not be said to be, not associated with the corruptions, is the object of the corruptions or not associated with the corruptions, is not the object of the corruptions. Three faculties sometimes are not associated with the corruptions, are objects of the corruptions; sometimes are not associated with the corruptions, are not objects of the corruptions. Six faculties sometimes are not associated with the corruptions, are objects of the corruptions; sometimes are not associated with the corruptions, are not objects of the corruptions; sometimes should not be said to be, not associated with the corruptions, are objects of the corruptions or not associated with the corruptions, are not objects of the corruptions. (12)

Fifteen faculties are not to be abandoned by the first path. Seven faculties sometimes are to be abandoned by the first path; sometimes are not to be abandoned by the first path. Fifteen faculties are not to be abandoned by the subsequent paths. Seven faculties sometimes are to be abandoned by the subsequent paths, sometimes are not to be abandoned by the subsequent paths. Fifteen faculties have no roots to be abandoned by the first path. Seven faculties sometimes have roots to be abandoned by the first path; sometimes have no roots to be abandoned by the first path. Fifteen faculties have no roots to be abandoned by the subsequent paths. Seven faculties sometimes have roots to be abandoned by the subsequent paths; sometimes have no roots to be abandoned by the subsequent paths.

Nine faculties are without initial application. Faculty of mental pain is accompanied by initial application. Twelve faculties sometimes are accompanied by initial application; sometimes are without initial application. Nine faculties are without sustained application. Faculty of mental pain is accompanied by sustained application. Twelve faculties sometimes are accompanied by sustained application; sometimes are without sustained application. Eleven faculties are without rapture. Eleven faculties sometimes are with rapture; sometimes are without rapture. Eleven faculties are not accompanied by rapture Eleven faculties sometimes are accompanied by rapture; sometimes are not accompanied by rapture. Twelve faculties are not accompanied by pleasure. Ten faculties sometimes are accompanied by pleasure; sometimes are not accompanied by pleasure. Twelve faculties are not accompanied by indifference. Ten faculties sometimes are accompanied by indifference; sometimes are not accompanied by indifference.

Ten faculties are characteristic of the plane of desire. Three faculties are not characteristic of the plane of desire. Nine faculties sometimes are characteristic of the plane of desire; sometimes are not characteristic of the plane of desire. Thirteen faculties are not characteristic of the plane of form. Nine faculties sometimes are characteristic of the plane of form; sometimes are not characteristic of the plane of form. Fourteen faculties are not characteristic of the formless plane. Eight faculties sometimes are characteristic of the formless plane; sometimes are not characteristic of the formless plane. Ten faculties are included (i.e. are mundane). Three faculties are not included (i.e. are supramundane). Nine faculties sometimes are included (i.e. are mundane); sometimes are not included (i.e. are supramundane). Eleven faculties do not tend to lease. Faculty of initial to enlightment tends to release. Ten faculties sometimes tend to release; sometimes do not tend to release. Ten faculties are of no fixed (resultant time). Faculty of initial awakening is of fixed (resultant time). Eleven faculties sometimes are of fixed (resultant time); sometimes are of no fixed (resultant time). Ten faculties are surpassable. Three faculties are not surpassable. Nine faculties sometimes are surpassable; sometimes are not surpassable. Fifteen faculties are without cause of bewailing. Faculty of mental pain is with cause of bewailing. Six faculties sometimes are with cause of bewailing; sometimes are without cause of bewailing. (13)

(Here Ends The Section) Interrogation

Analysis Of The Faculties Is Ended