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prajñācaksus (P. paññācakkhu; T. shes rab kyi spyan ཤེས་རབ་ཀྱི་སྤྱན་; C. zhihui yan) is translated as "wisdom eye," etc. It is one of the "five types of eye" (pañcacaksus).[1]

In the Pali tradition, the wisdom eye is one of the five types of extraordinary vision of the Buddha.[1]

In the Sanskrit tradition, the wisdom eye knows all conditioned and unconditioned dharmas (saṃskṛta-asaṃskṛta), and is free from all projections.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Buswell & Lopez 2014, s.v. prajñācaksus.