Superficial truth

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In the Mahayana tenet systems, a fact about a phenomenon that veils or conceals a deeper true fact about the same phenomenon and which appears as true to a mind tainted with cognitive obscurations.

Tibetan: ཀུན་རྫོབ་བདེན་པ། kun-rdzob bden-pa

Sanskrit: saṃvṛtisatya

J. Hopkins: Conventional truth; Obscurational truth

Synonyms: Relative truth; Conventional truth; Apparent truth; Surface truth; Veiled truth

Other languages

Italiano: Verità superficiale
Tiếng Việt: Chân lý tương đối, chân lý quy ước

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