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'''Imputed nature''' (Skt. ''parikalpita-svabhāva'') ― the first of the [[three natures]] presented in the [[Mind Only]] school. Imputed or imaginary (Skt. ''parikalpita''; Tib. [[ཀུན་བརྟགས་]], ''küntak'', [[Wyl.]] ''kun btags''), in this sense, does not mean to be hallucinatory as opposed to being real, it is to be constructed as an object by the operation of the mind.<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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'''Imputed nature''' (Skt. ''parikalpita-svabhāva''; [[Wyl.]] ''kun brtags mtshan nyid'') ― the first of the [[three natures]] presented in the [[Mind Only]] school. Imputed or imaginary (Skt. ''parikalpita''; Tib. [[ཀུན་བརྟགས་]], ''küntak'', [[Wyl.]] ''kun btags''), in this sense, does not mean to be hallucinatory as opposed to being real, it is to be constructed as an object by the operation of the mind.<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==
*Imaginary (Karl Brunnhölzl)
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*Imaginary nature (Karl Brunnhölzl)
*Imagined (Jay L. Garfield)
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*Imagined nature (Jay L. Garfield)
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 19:34, 26 November 2018

Imputed nature (Skt. parikalpita-svabhāva; Wyl. kun brtags mtshan nyid) ― the first of the three natures presented in the Mind Only school. Imputed or imaginary (Skt. parikalpita; Tib. ཀུན་བརྟགས་, küntak, Wyl. kun btags), in this sense, does not mean to be hallucinatory as opposed to being real, it is to be constructed as an object by the operation of the mind.[1]

Alternative Translations

  • Imaginary nature (Karl Brunnhölzl)
  • Imagined nature (Jay L. Garfield)

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