Mānasa pratyakṣa

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mānasa pratyakṣa [alt. manonubhavapratyakṣa] (T. yid kyi mngon sum; C. yishouxian liang 意受現量) is translated as "mental direct perception," "immediate referential awareness," etc.

It is defined as "an unmistaken non-conceptual cognition arising on the basis of the ruling condition of the mind faculty".[1]

Mānasa pratyakṣa is one of four types of direct perception (pratyakṣa), according to the pramana tradition.


  1. RW icon height 18px.png Valid mental direct perception, Rigpa Shedra Wiki