Tha mal gyi shes pa

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Key Term tha mal gyi shes pa
Topic Variation Ordinary Mind
Hover Popup Choices ordinary mind; Ordinary Mind
In Tibetan Script ཐ་མལ་གྱི་ཤེས་པ་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration tha mal gyi shes pa
Romanized Sanskrit *prākṛtajñāna
Tibetan Phonetic Rendering tamal gyi shepa
English Standard ordinary mind
Karl Brunnhölzl's English Term ordinary mind
Richard Barron's English Term completely ordinary/ simple awareness
Term Type Noun
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning A Mahāmudrā term for the basic state of consciousness that has not been fabricated or altered in anyway.
Has the Sense of The mind in its natural state. Often used as a synonym for the nature of mind and buddha-nature.
Definitions


A Mahāmudrā term for the basic state of consciousness that has not been fabricated or altered in anyway.

A Mahāmudrā term for the basic state of consciousness that has not been fabricated or altered in anyway.

Commonly found in Dzogchen and Mahāmudrā literature, this term denotes the true natural state of mind as it is. Often used in these traditions as a synonym for buddha-nature.