niṣprapañca

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Glossaryniṣprapañca

Sanskrit Adjective

niṣprapañca

nonconceptuality
निष्प्रपञ्च
སྤྲོས་བྲལ་

Basic Meaning

Freedom from conceptual elaborations.

Has the Sense of

That which is unadulterated by the complexities or artifice of thought patterns.

Term Variations
Key Term niṣprapañca
Topic Variation nonconceptuality
Tibetan སྤྲོས་བྲལ་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration spros bral
Devanagari Sanskrit निष्प्रपञ्च
Romanized Sanskrit niṣprapañca
Buddha-nature Site Standard English nonconceptuality
Karl Brunnhölzl's English Term freedom from reference points
Richard Barron's English Term unembellished, free from (conceptual) elaborations, unelaborate
Jeffrey Hopkin's English Term free from elaborations
Alternate Spellings spros pa dang bral ba
Term Information
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning Freedom from conceptual elaborations.
Has the Sense of That which is unadulterated by the complexities or artifice of thought patterns.
Term Type Adjective
Definitions
Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary Simplicity. 1) The absence of creating mental construct or conceptual formulations about the nature of things. 2) The second stage in the practice of Mahamudra. simplicity, freedom from/ free of (conceptual) elaborations; unembellished free of elaborations, freedom from conceptual elaboration. freedom from constructing, non-complex, simplicity, without fabrication. unconditioned. "Free from [mental] complexities / elaborations / fabrications, 2) one of the {phyag rgya chen po'i rnal 'byor bzhi} the four yogas of Mahamudra. the second yoga of Mahamudra, "beyond playwords"; free of conceptual elaborations; free of conceptual complication; free of mental elaborations, free of elaborations, see also {spros bral rnal 'byor}. freedom from constructs, simplicity