superficial truth

In the Mahayana tenet systems, a true fact about a phenomenon that veils or conceals a deeper true fact about the same phenomenon. Also called: relative truth, conventional truth, apparent truth, surface truth.

Tibetan: kun-rdzob bden-pa

Sanskrit: samvrtisatya

J Hopkins: conventional truth/obscurational truth.


Other languages

Italiano: verità superficiale
Русский: поверхностная истина
Tiếng Việt: chân lý tương đối, chân lý quy ước

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