|Term||Translation of Term / Title|
|aggregate of karmic formations|
aggregate of other affecting variables
Tib: 'du-byed-kyi phung-po
One of the five aggregate factors of experience. The network of all instances of subsidiary awarenesses (mental factors), other than feelings of levels of happiness and distinguishing, as well as all instances of noncongruent affecting var ... (more)
aggregate of primary consciousnesses
Tib: rnam-shes-kyi phung-po
One of the five aggregate factors of experience. The network of all instances of mental consciousness or of any of the five types of sensory consciousness that could be part of any moment of experience on someone's mental continuum. It als ... (more)
|aggregate of recognition|
|aggregate of volitions|
aging and dying
In a particular rebirth, the period starting immediately after the moment of conception and ending with the moment of death.
|aging and dying, link of|
|aim, causal motivating|
|aim, contemporaneous motivating|
alaya for habits
Tib: bag-chags-kyi kun-gzhi
In the dzogchen system, foundational awareness for the habits of grasping for truly established existence, for karma, and for memories. The type of limited awareness that basis rigpa functions as, when it is mixed with dumbfoundedness.
|alaya, primordial deepest|
The mental factor that checks the condition of mindfulness's mental hold on the object of focus. It sees if the mental hold has been lost or is too weak or too tight due to flightiness of mind or mental dullness.
Tib: thams-cad stong-pa
Including everything within its domain.
all-encompassing foundation consciousness
Tib: kun-gzhi rnam-shes
An unspecified, nonobstructive, individual consciousness that underlies all cognition, cognizes the same objects as the cognitions it underlies, but is a nondetermining cognition of what appears to it and lacks clarity of its objects. It c ... (more)
The quality of rigpa (pure awareness) that it interpenetrates and pervades all instances of limited awareness (sems) without obstruction, in the same manner as oil permeates sesame seeds.