Dualistic appearances

The appearances that dualistic appearance-making gives rise to. (1) In Gelug Prasangika, an appearance of a manner of existence that does not correspond to the actual manner in which anything exists. (2) In non-Gelug Madhyamaka, within a cognition, an appearance of a consciousness and its object as each having truly established existence, independently of each other. (3) In Chittamatra, within a cognition, an appearance of a consciousness and its object as deriving from different natal sources. Synonymous with "discordant appearances."

Tibetan: gnyis-snang

J. Hopkins: Dualistic appearance

Synonyms: Dual appearance; Appearance of duality


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Italiano: Apparenze dualistiche

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