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Alaya Consciousness


 
Tibetan: kun gzhi rnam par shes
Sanskrit: alayavijnana

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Of the eight classes of consciousness, this is the undifferentiated, primordial continuum that underlies the other seven. This all-basis is the repository for all previously accumulated karmic imprints and habitual tendencies.

According to the Chittamatra school this is the eighth consciousness and is often called the ground consciousness or store-house consciousness. See alo Eight Consciousness

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