True existence

The existence of something as a validly knowable object established merely by the power of something findable on the side of the object. (1) An impossible mode of existence mistakenly considered to be true. Existence established or proven (a) merely by the power of something on the side of an object and not in conjunction with being something imputable on a basis, according to Gelug Svatantrika-Madhyamaka, or (b) by the power of something on the side of an object, either by itself or in conjunction with being something imputable on a basis, according to Gelug Prasangika-Madhyamaka. (2) A mode of existence that is true. Existence established or proven by (a) arising from causes and conditions, according to Jetsunpa and Kunkhyen Gelug Sautrantika, or (b) the power of something on the side of an object, according to Panchen Gelug Sautrantika and Gelug Chittamatra. Also translated as "truly established existence."

Tibetan: bden-par grub-pa

J. Hopkins: Truly established; true establishment; truly existent; name of school founded by harivarman; existence.


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Deutsch: Wahre existenz
Italiano: Vera esistenza
Русский: Истинное существование

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