trisvabhāva

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Sanskrit Noun

trisvabhāva

three natures
त्रिस्वभाव
རང་བཞིན་གསུམ་

Basic Meaning

According to the Yogācāra school, all phenomena can be divided into three natures or characteristics: the imaginary nature (parikalpitasvabhāva), the dependent nature (paratantrasvabhāva), and the perfect or absolute nature (pariniṣpannasvabhāva).

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Key Term trisvabhāva
Topic Variation trisvabhāva
Tibetan རང་བཞིན་གསུམ་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration rang bzhin gsum
Devanagari Sanskrit त्रिस्वभाव
Romanized Sanskrit trisvabhāva
Buddha-nature Site Standard English three natures
Karl Brunnhölzl's English Term three natures
Gyurme Dorje's English Term three natures, three essential natures
Term Information
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning According to the Yogācāra school, all phenomena can be divided into three natures or characteristics: the imaginary nature (parikalpitasvabhāva), the dependent nature (paratantrasvabhāva), and the perfect or absolute nature (pariniṣpannasvabhāva).
Related Terms parikalpitasvabhāva, paratantrasvabhāva, pariniṣpannasvabhāva
Term Type Noun
Definitions
Tshig mdzod Chen mo shes bya sems tsam pa'i lugs la thams cad mtshan nyid gsum du bsdus pa ste/ kun tu brtags pa'i mtshan nyid dang/ gzhan gyi dbang gi mtshan nyid/ yongs su grub pa'i mtshan nyid bcas so/
Synonyms trilakṣana

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