Visuddhimagga XV-13

515. Saṅkhepavitthārāti saṅkhepato hi manāyatanassa ceva dhammāyatanekadesassa ca nāmena tadavasesānañca āyatanānaṃ rūpena saṅgahitattā dvādasāpi āyatanāni nāmarūpamattameva honti.
Ñ(XV,13): 5. In brief and in detail: in brief the twelve bases are simply mentality-materiality because the mind base and one part of the mental-data base are included in mentality, and the rest of the bases in materiality.

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