The disturbing attitude that regards one's five samsara-perpetuating aggregates in either of the two extreme ways: absolutism (eternalism) or nihilism. (1) According to Vasubandhu, an extreme outlook that views the samsara-producing aggregate factors themselves as either absolute and lasting eternally or ending totally at death, with no continuity in future lives. (2) According to Tsongkhapa, a disturbing, deluded discriminating awareness that focuses on the conventional "me" and considers it either as having a truly existent identity absolutely and eternally or as not having continuity in future lives. One of the five deluded outlooks.
Tibetan: མཐར་འཛིན་པའི་ལྟ་བ། mthar-'dzin-pa'i lta-ba
J. Hopkins: View holding to an extreme