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 anyway.

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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Term Variations
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
Term Information
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning A Mahāmudrā term for the basic state of consciousness that has not been fabricated or altered in anyway.
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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