Pali for "hallucination, delusion, erroneous observation, fallacy"
According to Buddhism (especially Theravada), there are three kinds of vipallasa:
Further, each of the three types of vipalassa can be subdivided to four types of (erroneous) perception, namely that of
- impermanence as permanence;
- impurity as purity;
- ill as good;
- no-soul as soul.