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'''Dependent nature''' (Skt. ''paratantra-svabhāva'') ― the second of the [[three natures]] presented in the [[Mind Only]] school. Something that is dependent or other-dependent (Skt. ''paratantra''; Tib. [[གཞན་དབང་]], ''shyenwang'', [[Wyl.]] ''gzhan dbang'') exists only in and through dependence on another thing, so in this case, phenomena exist in dependence on the mind and its processes.<ref>From an article by Jay L. Garfield on [[Vasubandhu]]’s ''[[Treatise on the Three Natures]]'' in ''Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings'', Oxford University Press 2009, ISBN: 978-0-19-532817-2</ref>
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'''Dependent nature''' (Skt. ''paratantra-svabhāva''; [[Wyl.]] ''gzhan dbang mtshan nyid'') ― the second of the [[three natures]] presented in the [[Mind Only]] school. Something that is dependent or other-dependent (Skt. ''paratantra''; Tib. [[གཞན་དབང་]], ''shyenwang'', [[Wyl.]] ''gzhan dbang'') exists only in and through dependence on another thing, so in this case, phenomena exist in dependence on the mind and its processes.<ref>From an article by Jay L. Garfield on [[Vasubandhu]]’s ''[[Treatise on the Three Natures]]'' in ''Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings'', Oxford University Press 2009, ISBN: 978-0-19-532817-2</ref>
  
 
==Alternative Translations==
 
==Alternative Translations==

Revision as of 19:37, 26 November 2018

Dependent nature (Skt. paratantra-svabhāva; Wyl. gzhan dbang mtshan nyid) ― the second of the three natures presented in the Mind Only school. Something that is dependent or other-dependent (Skt. paratantra; Tib. གཞན་དབང་, shyenwang, Wyl. gzhan dbang) exists only in and through dependence on another thing, so in this case, phenomena exist in dependence on the mind and its processes.[1]

Alternative Translations

  • Other-dependent

References

  1. From an article by Jay L. Garfield on Vasubandhu’s Treatise on the Three Natures in Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings, Oxford University Press 2009, ISBN: 978-0-19-532817-2