Pariniṣpannasvabhāva

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Key Term pariniṣpannasvabhāva
Hover Popup Choices perfect nature; thoroughly established nature
In Tibetan Script ཡོངས་སུ་གྲུབ་པའི་རང་བཞིན་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration yongs su grub pa'i rang bzhin
Devanagari Sanskrit Script परिनिष्पन्नस्वभाव
Romanized Sanskrit pariniṣpannasvabhāva
English Standard consummate nature
Karl Brunnhölzl's English Term perfect nature
Jeffrey Hopkin's English Term thoroughly established nature
Term Type Noun
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning The third of the three natures, according to the Yogācāra school. It is the perfect nature which represents the most authentic understanding of phenomena, which is classically defined as the complete absence of the imaginary nature within the dependent nature.
Has the Sense of Of the three natures this one is representative of the ultimate truth.
Related Terms trisvabhāva
Definitions


The third of the three natures, according to the Yogācāra school. It is the perfect nature which represents the most authentic understanding of phenomena, which is classically defined as the complete absence of the imaginary nature within the dependent nature.

The third of the three natures, according to the Yogācāra school. It is the perfect nature which represents the most authentic understanding of phenomena, which is classically defined as the complete absence of the imaginary nature within the dependent nature.

According to the Yogācāra school, all phenomena can be divided into three natures or characteristics: the imaginary, dependent, and perfect.

Along with Madhyamaka, it was one of the two major philosophical schools of Mahāyāna Buddhism. Founded by Asaṅga and Vasubandhu in the C. 4th Century, many of its central tenets have roots in the Saṃdhinirmocanasūtra and the so-called Third Turning of the Dharma-Wheel (See tridharmacakrapravartana).

The first of the three natures, according to the Yogācāra school. It is the imaginary nature which is falsely projected onto an object out of confusion.

The second of the three natures, according to the Yogācāra school. It is the dependent nature that is used to describe the relationship between mind and its objects, though there is a clear emphasis on the latter. Hence, this nature is concerned with the nature of seemingly external objects that arise in dependence upon causes and conditions.

"Ultimate truth" or "absolute truth;" the reality of things as they truly are.

According to the Yogācāra school, all phenomena can be divided into three natures or characteristics: the imaginary, dependent, and perfect.