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The '''three modes of liberation''' describe degrees of increasing naturalness in the liberation of thoughts and emotions through the mastery of [[Dzogchen]] practice.
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The '''three modes of liberation''' (Tib. རྣམ་ཐར་ཚུལ་གསུམ་, [[Wyl.]] ''rnam thar tshul gsum'') describe degrees of increasing naturalness in the liberation of thoughts and emotions through the mastery of [[Dzogchen]] practice.
  
 
The three modes of liberation that are specifically mentioned are:
 
The three modes of liberation that are specifically mentioned are:

Revision as of 12:40, 12 April 2018

The three modes of liberation (Tib. རྣམ་ཐར་ཚུལ་གསུམ་, Wyl. rnam thar tshul gsum) describe degrees of increasing naturalness in the liberation of thoughts and emotions through the mastery of Dzogchen practice.

The three modes of liberation that are specifically mentioned are:

  1. Liberation through recognition of thoughts (Tib. ཤར་གྲོལ་, Wyl. shar grol), like recognizing an old friend in a crowd
  2. Liberation where the thought frees itself, or self-liberation (Tib. རང་གྲོལ་ , Wyl. rang grol), like a snake uncoiling and unwinding its own knots
  3. Liberation of thoughts as dharmakaya, without their bringing either benefit or harm (Tib. ཕན་མེད་གནོད་མེད་དུ་གྲོལ་བ་ , Wyl. phan med gnod med du grol ba), like a thief entering an empty house

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