Nondelusion

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Nondelusion (Skt. amoha; Tib. གཏི་མུག་མེད་པ་, Wyl. gti mug med pa) — one of the fifty-one mental states defined in Abhidharma literature. According to the Compendium of Abhidharma, it belongs to the subgroup of the eleven virtuous states.

Definitions

In the Khenjuk, Mipham Rinpoche says:

  • Tib. གཏི་མུག་མེད་པ་ནི་སོ་སོར་བརྟགས་པའི་སྒོ་ནས་དོན་ལ་མ་རྨོངས་པ་སྟེ་ཉེས་པ་ལ་མི་འཇུག་པར་བྱེད་པའོ།
  • Non-delusion is, through analysis, being without delusion concerning what is true. It prevents one from acting mistakenly. (Rigpa Translations)
  • Non-delusion means being without delusion concerning what is true due to discrimination. It makes one not engage in evil deeds. (Erik Pema Kunsang)

Alternative Translations

  • nonperplexity (Padmakara Translation Group)
  • nonbewilderment