link of unawareness

The first of the twelve links of dependent arising. Both doctrinally based and automatically arising forms of not knowing how persons exist. Some translators render the term as the "link of ignorance."

Tibetan: ma-rig-pa'i yan-lag

Sanskrit: avidya-anga

Other languages

Русский: звено неосознавания
Tiếng Việt: vô minh

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