plural -s
: one of the two major philosophical systems of Mahayana Buddhism agreeing with Madhyamika that external objects are unreal but holding that mind is real and that objects which appear to be external and material are in fact ideas or states of consciousness compare vijnanavada
or Yogacarin
[Sanskrit yogācāra, yogācārin, from yogācāra (philosophical system)] : an adherent of Yogacara

Word History


Sanskrit yogācāra, from yoga + ācāra custom, rule of conduct

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“Yogacara.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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