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Thursday, September 30, 2004

Alaya-vij�ana

(Sanskrit: �store of consciousness�), key concept of the Vij�anavada (�Consciousness-affirming�) school of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. Since that school maintains that no external reality exists, while retaining the position that knowledge, and therefore a knowable, exists, it assumes that knowledge itself is the object of consciousness. It therefore postulates a

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