Culminating application

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Culminating application (Skt. mūrdhaprayoga; Tib. རྩེ་མོར་སྦྱོར་བ་, Wyl. rtse mor sbyor ba) is the fifth of the eight topics of the Abhisamayalankara.


Culminating application is defined as thebodhisattvas’ yoga that is based on the complete application of all aspects in which one has gained proficiency in the meditation combining the three types of non-arising.


There are eight subdivisions: the four culminating applications of ordinary beings, the three culminating applications of the noble ones, and the mistaken practice to be eliminated.


It is present from the stage of warmth until the end of the tenth bhumi.

Alternative Translations

  • peak training
  • summit application
  • culminating training
  • application when reaching the peak