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Consciousness of Self

China zì jué
Japan jikaku
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自覺 is the idea of being conscious, self-aware and sometimes "on one's own initiative."


覚After WWII, they started using a simplified form of the second Kanji for this word in Japan. That version is shown to the right, and you can click on that Kanji if you want the modern Japanese form. Otherwise, the characters shown in the upper left are the correct ones for ancient/old/traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

Self Consciousness

Japan jiishiki
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自意識 is the idea of being conscious and self-aware in Japanese Kanji and old Korean Hanja.

自意識 is not a normal word in Chinese.

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

見性


见性

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Mandarin jiàn xìng / jian4 xing4
Taiwan chien hsing
Japanese kenshou / kensho / けんしょう
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Japanese self-awareness; consciousness of one's own character
To behold the Buddha-nature within oneself, a common saying of the Chan (Zen) or Intuitive School; to see the (buddha-)nature

自意識

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Japanese jiishiki / jishiki / じいしき
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Japanese self-consciousness

五智

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Mandarin wǔ zhì / wu3 zhi4
Taiwan wu chih
Japanese gochi / ごち
Japanese (place-name, surname) Gochi

八識


八识

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Mandarin bā shí / ba1 shi2
Taiwan pa shih
Japanese hasshiki;hachishiki / はっしき;はちしき
Japanese {Buddh} eight consciousnesses (one for each of the five senses, consciousness of the mind, self-consciousness and store consciousness)
The eight parijñāna, or kinds of cognition, perception, or consciousness. They are the five senses of cakṣur-vijñāna, śrotra-v., ghrāna-v., jihvā-v., and kāya-v., i.e. seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, and touch. The sixth is mano-vijñāna, the mental sense, or intellect, v. 末那. It is defined as 意 mentality, apprehension, or by some as will. The seventh is styled kliṣṭa-mano-vijñāna 末那識 discriminated from the last as 思量 pondering, calculating; it is the discriminating and constructive sense, more than the intellectually perceptive; as infected by the ālaya-vijñāna., or receiving "seeds" from it, it is considered as the cause of all egoism and individualizing, i.e. of men and things, therefore of all illusion arising from assuming the seeming as the real. The eighth is the ālaya-vijñāna, 阿頼耶識 which is the storehouse, or basis from which come all "seeds"of consciousness. The seventh is also defined as the ādāna 阿陀那識 or "laying hold of" or "holding on to" consciousness; eight consciousnesses

末那

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Mandarin mò nà / mo4 na4
Taiwan mo na
Japanese mana / まな
Japanese {Buddh} (See 末那識) manas (defiled mental consciousness, which gives rise to the perception of self)

自覚

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Japanese jikaku / じかく Japanese (noun/participle) self-consciousness; self-awareness; (surname) Jigaku; (given name) Jikaku

末那識


末那识

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Mandarin mò nà shì / mo4 na4 shi4
Taiwan mo na shih
Japanese manashiki / まなしき
Japanese {Buddh} manas-vijnana (defiled mental consciousness, which gives rise to the perception of self)
(Skt. manas)

無分別心


无分别心

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Mandarin wú fēn bié xīn / wu2 fen1 bie2 xin1
Taiwan wu fen pieh hsin
Japanese mu funbetsu shin
The mind free from particularization, especially from affection and feelings; passionless; translates avikalpa; (a) unconditioned or absolute, as in the 眞如; (b) conditioned, as in dhyāna. Particularization includes memory, reason, self-consciousness; the mind free from particularization is free from these; mind free of discrimination

第二能變


第二能变

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Mandarin dì èr néng biàn / di4 er4 neng2 bian4
Taiwan ti erh neng pien
Japanese daini nōhen
The second power of change, the kliṣṭamano-vijñāna, disturbed-mind, consciousness, or self-consciousness which gives form to the universe. The first power of change is the ālaya-vijñāna; second transformer [consciousness]

自己意識

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Japanese jikoishiki / じこいしき Japanese self-consciousness

自我意識


自我意识

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Mandarin zì wǒ yì shí / zi4 wo3 yi4 shi2
Taiwan tzu wo i shih
Japanese jigaishiki / じがいしき
Chinese self-awareness
Japanese self-consciousness

自意識過剰

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Japanese jiishikikajou / jishikikajo / じいしきかじょう Japanese (n,adj-no,adj-na) excessive self-consciousness; excessively self-conscious person

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Consciousness of Self自覺
自觉 / 自覚
jikakuzì jué / zi4 jue2 / zi jue / zijuetzu chüeh / tzuchüeh
Self Consciousness自意識
自意识
jiishiki / jishiki
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