This is the mental act of grasping the distinguishing qualities of the object. Perception takes note of the object's features, it identifies and notes.

Perception is divided into six categories by way of the sense objects that it takes note of:

(a)  Perception of form
(b)  Perception of sound
(c)  Perception of smell
(d)  Perception of taste
(e)  Perception of touch
(f)   Perception of ideas

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