Yogacara

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one of the main traditions of Mahayana Buddhism

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However from the Cittamatra point of view Buddha explained that in the sense that nothing can exist independently of being cognised or cognisable, there actually are no external objects as such.
According to the Cittamatra explanation, the object of the cognition as well shares this same immediate source.
La primera de ellas se refiere al compuesto sanscrito cittamatra, generalmente traducido por "solo mente".
For that reason, it is sometimes known as cittamatra or weishih--the consciousness only school.
7) This is not the case for the other major branch of mainstream Mahayana--the Yogacara (also known as Cittamatra and Vijnanavada).