principal awareness

Within a cognition, an awareness that consists of the composite of a primary consciousness and its accompanying set of subsidiary awarenesses (mental factors). The principal awareness is the way of being aware of the object of the cognition that is prominent and which characterizes the type of cognition that it is occurring -- for example, relative bodhichitta and the deep awareness of total absorption on voidness.

Tibetan: gtso-sems

J Hopkins: main mind.


Other languages

Deutsch: Hauptgewahrsein
Italiano: consapevolezza principale
Русский: основное осознавание
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