Literally, the state of possessing a self. It is usually used to denote something which is endowed with a certain innate, or natural, attribute.
Has the Sense of
That which one inherently possesses.
|Tibetan||བདག་ཉིད་ཅན་ ( dak nyi chen)|
|Wylie Tibetan Transliteration||bdag nyid can ( dak nyi chen)|
|Buddha-nature Site Standard English||embodiment|
|Richard Barron's English Term||true characteristic|
|Basic Meaning||Literally, the state of possessing a self. It is usually used to denote something which is endowed with a certain innate, or natural, attribute.|
|Has the Sense of||That which one inherently possesses.|
|Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary||1) to be the epitome/ embodiment of . . . ; appear as; include, incorporate, embody. 2) great being, entity; personification, master.|