Ārammana: Object. There are six: visible object, Sound, odour, taste, Body-contact, Mental-object. The Mental-object Dhammārammana may be physical or Mental, past, present or future, real or imaginary. The 5 sense-objects belong to the materiality-group Rūpa-Khandha see: Khandha. They Form the external foundations for the sense-perceptions, and without them no sense-Perception or sense-Consciousness seeing, hearing, etc. can ever arise.