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pravṛttiviṣaya (T. 'jug yul) is translated as "object of application," "object of engagement," etc.

Pravṛttiviṣaya is one of the four types of object identified in Buddhist logic.

According to Ives Waldo:[1]

1) that which if accepted and rejected, one will not be deceived, eg, for cultivation like a field prepared w seed, water manure, heat, and moisture.;
2) by each kind of apprehension its intrinsic/ principal object, eg the 'jug yul of the eye consciousness is form. (prarsttiviraga); one of the four types of objects


  • object of application (Rangjung Yeshe wiki)
  • object of engagement (Hopkins)
  • object of operation (James Valby)


  1. Internet-icon.svg 'jug yul, Christian-Steinert Dictionary