Six types of consciousness

The six ways of being aware of the essential nature (ngo-bo) of an object: five types of sensory consciousness – eye consciousness, ear consciousness, nose consciousness, tongue consciousness, and body consciousness – plus mental consciousness.

Tibetan: རྣམ་ཤེས་དྲུག rnam-shes drug

Synonyms: Six types of primary consciousness; Six consciousnesses

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Deutsch: Sechs Bewusstseinsarten