Not to be a stick in the mud....
1. sight (visual sense)
2. hearing (auditory sense)
3. smell (olfactory sense)
4. taste (gustatory sense)
5-8. touch: The skin senses
Because touch involves four different sets of nerves, the skin senses are considered four separate senses:
9. motion (kinesthetic sense)
10. balance (vestibular sense)
There we are.... not just the five sense, ten really.....
Eleven if we use our 'sixth' sense, the intuitive essence of ourselves.
You might argue that some of the sense are the same, but it's all to do with our biological make up. Pain is a different sense than heat, as is cold
as is pressure.... Yes they may overlap, but they are seperate senses.
Peace and good luck with the meditation...
Trying to clear your thoughts, pretend that they are clouds on a horizon, don't focuse on any one cloud, just imagine them sweeping away across the