with regard to conscious perception, the understood item as distinct from the understanding person. With regard to Buddhism and vedanta Hinduism, there is a correlated notion that the authentic self is overshadowed

OBJECT OF CONSCIOUSNESS: "In accordance with the object of consciousness, we are all innately aware all the time of objects that are not a physical part of ourselves, but we are also aware of objects that may represent a theoretical part of who we identify our selves to be, but are still not a tangible component of our being."
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