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apratisaṃkhyā-nirodha


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(Skt.). A state of trance known as ‘unconscious cessation’ that arises during meditation but which is uninformed by insight (prajñā). In the Abhidharmic systems of the Sarvāstivāda andYogacāra schools it is classified as an ‘unconditioned’ (asaṃskṛta) dharma.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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