Two aspects of omniscience

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The two aspects of omniscience (Tib. མཁྱེན་པ་གཉིས་, Wyl. mkhyen pa gnyis):

  1. the omniscience which knows the nature of things (Skt. yathā; Tib. ཇི་ལྟ་བ་, Wyl. ji lta ba) and
  2. the omniscience which knows all things in their multiplicity (Skt. yāvat; Tib. ཇི་སྙེད་པ་, Wyl. ji snyed pa).

Alternative Terms

  1. knowledge of all things in their nature (Tib. ཇི་ལྟ་མཁྱེན་པ་, Wyl. ji lta mkhyen pa)
  2. knowledge of things in all their multiplicity (Tib. ཇི་སྙེད་པ་མཁྱེན་པ་, Wyl. ji snyed pa mkhyen pa)

Alternative Translations

  • ontological knowledge & phenomenological knowledge (Wallace)