Eight types of consciousness

In the Chittamatra system, in addition to the six types of consciousness asserted in the other tenet systems – eye consciousness, ear consciousness, nose consciousness, tongue consciousness, body consciousness and mind consciousness – deluded awareness and foundation consciousness (alayavijnana).

Tibetan: རྣམ་ཤེས་བརྒྱད། rnam-shes brgyad

Synonyms: Eight consciousnesses

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