Termo

Tibetano:

གཙོ་བོ་

gtso bo

chefe/ principal

Sânscrito:

प्रधान

pradhana / prakriti

chefe/ principal

Português:

substância primordial

English:

primal substance/ matter

The primal substance; one of the two great principles that account for the manifested universe according to the Hindu Sāṁkhya philosophy. Prakṛti comprises the three guṇas, or universal qualities, which, when disturbed, give rise to the phenomenal appearances of the world. See puruṣa. [TPQ]