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Conventional truth, 1 Definition(s)

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Any phenomenon other than emptiness. Conventional truths are true with respect to the minds of ordinary beings, but in reality they are false. See Heart of Wisdom, Meaningful to Behold, and Ocean of Nectar.
Added: 23.Nov.2008 | Source: Kadampa: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
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