Nine bonds

From Rigpa Wiki
Revision as of 21:42, 7 June 2020 by Kent (talk | contribs) (Tibetan phonetics)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Nine bonds (Tib. ཀུན་ཏུ་སྦྱོར་བ་དགུ་, küntu jorwa gu, Wyl. kun tu sbyor ba dgu) — nine bonds which are obscurations to liberation. They are mentioned in Distinguishing the Middle from Extremes:

There are nine characteristics of destructive emotions
The bonds that are obscurations [II.1d-2a]

In his commentary on this verse, Mipham Rinpoche explains them to be: