discriminating awareness

The mental factor that decisively discriminates between what is correct and what is incorrect.

The mental factor that decisively discriminates between what is correct and what is incorrect, or between what is helpful and what is harmful, or between what is appropriate or what is inappropriate, or between what is reality and what is not reality. When conjoined with a bodhichitta aim, it becomes a far-reaching attitude.

Tibetan: shes-rab

Sanskrit: prajna

J Hopkins: wisdom.


Other languages

العربية: الوعي التمييزي
Русский: распознавание
Tiếng Việt: trí bát nhã, trí năng siêu việt

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