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  1. Yogacara(noun)

    one of the main traditions of Mahayana Buddhism; holds that the mind is real but that objects are just ideas or states of consciousness


  1. Yogacara

    Yogācāra is an influential school of Buddhist philosophy and psychology emphasizing phenomenology and ontology through the interior lens of meditative and yogic practices. It developed within Indian Mahāyāna Buddhism in about the 4th century CE. Yogācāra discourse explains how our human experience is constructed by mind.


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