(1) In the Chittamatra system, the tendencies (seeds) that, newly gained by listening, contemplating and meditating on Buddha's teachings, are imputations on the basis of the stained minds of each limited being and which serve as factors allowing that being to attain arya pathway minds. (2) In the Svatantrika-Madhyamaka system, the imputations on the basis of the stained mind of each limited being that are fit to become the essential nature of a Deep Awareness Dharmakaya. (3) In the Prasangika-Madhyamaka system, the imputations on the basis of the stained mind of each limited being that are fit to become the essential natures of a Rupakaya (Form Body) and a Deep Awareness Dharmakaya of a Buddha.
Tibetan: རྒྱས་འགྱུར་གྱི་རིགས། rgyas-'gyur-gyi rigs
J. Hopkins: Developmental lineage
Synonyms: Evolving traits