Wisdom of discernment

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Wisdom of discernment (Skt. pratyavekṣanājñāna; Tib. སོ་སོར་རྟོག་པའི་ཡེ་ཤེས་, Wyl. so sor rtog pa'i ye shes) — one of the five wisdoms. It is the knowledge that while from the point of view of the absolute nature all phenomena are the same in being equal, from the point of view of the phenomena themselves all things in samsara and nirvana are distinct and not confounded.

Alternative Translations

  • discriminating wisdom
  • the pristine cognition of discernment (Gyurme Dorje)
  • discerning timeless awareness (Lama Chökyi Nyima)