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'''Indivisible moments of consciousness''' (Skt. ''ekakṣaṇa''; Tib. ཤེས་པ་སྐད་ཅིག་ཆ་མེད་, ''shepa kechik chamé'', [[Wyl.]] ''shes pa skad cig cha med'') — the basis for coarser levels of consciousness according to lower schools of Buddhist philosophy, such as the [[Vaibhashika]]s. They last 1/64th of a snap of the fingers.
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'''Indivisible moments of consciousness''' (Skt. ''kṣaṇa''; Tib. ཤེས་པ་སྐད་ཅིག་ཆ་མེད་, ''shepa kechik chamé'', [[Wyl.]] ''shes pa skad cig cha med'') — the basis for coarser levels of consciousness according to lower schools of Buddhist philosophy, such as the [[Vaibhashika]]s. They last 1/64th of a snap of the fingers.
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==

Latest revision as of 21:31, 7 March 2021

Indivisible moments of consciousness (Skt. kṣaṇa; Tib. ཤེས་པ་སྐད་ཅིག་ཆ་མེད་, shepa kechik chamé, Wyl. shes pa skad cig cha med) — the basis for coarser levels of consciousness according to lower schools of Buddhist philosophy, such as the Vaibhashikas. They last 1/64th of a snap of the fingers.

Further Reading

  • The Light of Wisdom Volume 1. Root text by Padmasambhava and commentary by Jamgön Kongtrül the Great. Published by Shambhala Publications ISBN 0-87773-566-2. See pp.139-140