Two aspects of omniscience

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The two aspects of omniscience (Tib. མཁྱེན་པ་གཉིས་, khyenpa nyi, Wyl. mkhyen pa gnyis):

  1. the omniscience which knows the nature of things (Skt. yathā; Tib. ཇི་ལྟ་བ་, jitawa; Wyl. ji lta ba) and
  2. the omniscience which knows all things in their multiplicity (Skt. yāvat; Tib. ཇི་སྙེད་པ་, jinyepa; Wyl. ji snyed pa).

Alternative Terms

  1. knowledge of all things in their nature (Tib. ཇི་ལྟ་མཁྱེན་པ་, ji ta khyenpa; Wyl. ji lta mkhyen pa)
  2. knowledge of things in all their multiplicity (Tib. ཇི་སྙེད་པ་མཁྱེན་པ་, jinyepa khyenpa; Wyl. ji snyed pa mkhyen pa)

Alternative Translations

  • ontological knowledge & phenomenological knowledge (Wallace)