Dak nyi chen

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Key Term dak nyi chen
In Tibetan Script བདག་ཉིད་ཅན་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration bdag nyid can
Devanagari Sanskrit Script आत्मक
Romanized Sanskrit ātmaka
Tibetan Phonetic Rendering dak nyi chen
English Standard embodiment
Richard Barron's English Term true characteristic
Term Type Noun
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning Literally, the state of possessing a self, it is usually used to denote something which is endowed with a certain innate, or natural, attribute.
Has the Sense of That which one inherently possesses.