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obscurations to knowledge (Skt: jneyavarana; Tib: she-drib)

One of the two obscurations, the more subtle ones that block enlightenment; also known as subtle obscurations, obscurations to enlightenment and cognitive obscurations (Berzin's translation). See also disturbing-thought obscurations and two obscurations.