The five aggregates (skandha)
Matter - physical appearances
Sensations - feelings
Perceptions - perceiving and recognising
Mental formations - deciding to act in certain ways
Consciousness - rationalising and making sense of what we do
No soul (anatta) - lighting a candle using another. There is continuity, a causal link but not a soul.
Nirvana - state of final liberation from cycle of death and rebirth. Meaning "to extinguish". A…