Self-established stain

Something, the existence of which is established by its own power, independently of anything else, and which obscures the realization of Buddha-nature on one's mental continuum. This refers to an impossible manner of existence of the mind and does not exist at all.

Tibetan: རང་བཞིན་གྱི་དྲི་མ། rang-bzhin-gyi dri-ma

J. Hopkins: Natural defilements


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