The ever-functioning mental factor that engages mental activity with a specific cognitive object. The cognitive engagement may be merely to pay some level of attention to the object (strong or weak), or to focus on the object in a certain way (painstakingly, effortlessly, etc.), or to consider the object in a certain way (concordantly or discordantly). Also called: paying attention, consideration, take to mind, taking to mind.

Tibetan: yid-la byed-pa

Sanskrit: manasi

J Hopkins: mental engagement/taking to mind/mental contemplation.

Other languages

Deutsch: Aufmerksamkeit
Español: atención
Français: attention (mentale)
Italiano: attenzione
Русский: внимание

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