Pervasive open awareness (khyab rig) is the clarity that pervades everything, the base which is a union of clarity and emptiness. Contemplative open awareness (bsam rig) is an open awareness that in meditation is aware of the abiding condition and in other contexts does not see (it).

Primordial open awareness (ye rig) is, whether one is meditating or not, at all times whatsoever, an open awareness that neither conjoins with nor distances from the abiding condition that is the base. It is called

“open awareness and clarity.”