Category Mental Formations

Thinking about Saṅkhāra and Afflictive Emotion

Saṅkhāra, the Buddha’s word for mental fabrications or dispositions, represents a foundational part of the concept of dependent origination as taught in Buddhism. In my post today, I’m leading into the area of afflictive thoughts, and the patterns associated with habit forming and repetition. Forgive me if it is a bit of a stretch, or ramble, as […]


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