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. Synonymous with alayavijnana (all-encompassing foundation consciousness, storehouse consciousness).
Tibetan: bag-chags-kyi kun-gzhi
Synonyms: All-encompassing foundation for habits