5 allures of sensuality

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Five allures of sensuality:

1. Forms cognizable via the eye; agreeable, pleasing, charming, endearing, fostering desire, enticing

2. Sounds cognizable via the ear

3. Aromas cognizable via the nose

4. Flavors cognizable via the tongue

5. Tactile sensations cognizable via the body

(from Majjhima Nikaya 13)

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