Mental representation

Something that appears in a conceptual cognition. (1) In Gelug, a static, fully transparent conceptually isolated item through which the cognition cognizes the external object that the hologram resembles; equivalent to a mental aspect. (2) In non-Gelug, a static, partially transparent mentally synthesized commonsense object and category through which the cognition cognizes a conceptually isolated item (a mental aspect) that stands for a commonsense object.

Tibetan: སྣང་བ། snang-ba

J. Hopkins: Appearance

Synonyms: Mental appearance

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Italiano: Rappresentazione mentale

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