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(Jap., for Skt., ālaya-vijñāna,‘storehouse-consciousness’).

The eighth and foundational level of consciousness in the Buddhist Hossō (see DŌSHŌ) school. It stores impressions received from other forms of consciousness and retains them as a potential for further actions and thoughts.


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