An external sensory object, extending over the sensibilia (sense data) of several senses and over time and what an ordinary person, when cognizing one moment of the sensibilia of one sense, would consider as an object with his or her common sense. (1) According to the Gelug assertions, cognized with non-conceptual sensory cognition. (2) According to the non-Gelug assertions, a mental synthesis that can only be cognized conceptually. Equivalent to a conventional object or conventional commonsense object (tha-snyad spyod-yul, conventional commonsense object ).
Tibetan: 'jig-rten-la grags-pa
J. Hopkins: Well known to the world.