Visuddhimagga XIV-56

Ghānapaṭihananalakkhaṇo gandho, ghānaviññāṇassa visayabhāvaraso, tasseva gocarapaccupaṭṭhāno.
Ñ(XIV,56): 8. Odour has the characteristic of impinging on the nose. Its function is to be the object of nose-consciousness. It is manifested as the resort of that too.

Mūlagandho sāragandhotiādinā nayena anekavidho.
Ñ: It is of various kinds as 'root odour, heartwood odour' (Dhs. §625) and so on.

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