tha mal gyi shes pa

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Glossarytha mal gyi shes pa

Tibetan Noun

tha mal gyi shes pa

ordinary mind
ཐ་མལ་གྱི་ཤེས་པ་

Basic Meaning

A Mahāmudrā term for the basic state of consciousness that has not been fabricated or altered in any way.

Has the Sense of

The mind in its natural state. Often used as a synonym for the nature of mind and buddha-nature.

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Key Term tha mal gyi shes pa
Topic Variation Ordinary Mind
Tibetan ཐ་མལ་གྱི་ཤེས་པ་  ( tamal gyi shepa)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration tha mal gyi shes pa  ( tamal gyi shepa)
Romanized Sanskrit *prākṛtajñāna
Buddha-nature Site Standard English ordinary mind
Karl Brunnhölzl's English Term ordinary mind
Richard Barron's English Term completely ordinary/ simple awareness
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Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning A Mahāmudrā term for the basic state of consciousness that has not been fabricated or altered in any way.
Has the Sense of The mind in its natural state. Often used as a synonym for the nature of mind and buddha-nature.
Term Type Noun
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