Indivisible moment of consciousness

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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 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