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asthāna (T. gnas ma yin) is translated as "impossible," "untenable," etc.

The 84000 glossary states:

That which is untenable or cannot reasonably be expected to occur. Knowing what is possible and what is impossible (Tib. gnas dang gnas ma yin, Skt. sthānāsthāna) is counted among the ten powers of a buddha (Tib. stobs bcu, Skt. daśabala).[1]


  1. 84000.png Multitude of Constituents, g.20, 84000 Glossary of Terms