Svasaṃvedanā pratyakṣa

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svasaṃvedanā pratyakṣa (T. rang rig mngon sum རང་རིག་མངོན་སུམ་) is translated as "direct perception of self awareness," "self-knowing direct perception," "direct self-awareness," etc.

It is a direct perception (pratyakṣa) that is devoid of conceptualization and oniy takes aspects of awareness as its object.[1]

Direct perception of self awareness (svasaṃvedanā pratyakṣa) is one of four types of direct perception (pratyakṣa), according to the pramana tradition.


  1. Internet-icon.svg rang rig mngon sum, Christian-Steinert Dictionary