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'''Arhat''' (Skt.; Tib. [[དགྲ་བཅོམ་པ་]], ''drachompa''; [[Wyl.]] ''dgra bcom pa'') — the ultimate result of the [[shravaka yana]] and [[pratyekabuddha yana]]. One who has completely overcome the enemy of the [[disturbing emotions]] and is therefore worthy of praise.
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'''Arhat''' (Skt.; Tib. [[དགྲ་བཅོམ་པ་]], ''drachompa''; [[Wyl.]] ''dgra bcom pa'') — name given to the ultimate result of the [[shravaka yana]] and [[pratyekabuddha yana]], which differ in terms of realisation and qualities. Arhat is also used as an epithet of the [[Buddha]]. One who has completely overcome the enemy of the [[disturbing emotions]] and is therefore worthy of praise.
  
 
==Subdivisions==
 
==Subdivisions==
There are two kinds of arhat: those with remainder and those without remainder.
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There are two kinds of arhats: those with remainder and those without remainder.
  
 
==How an Arhat teaches==
 
==How an Arhat teaches==
Arhats teach by means of the [[three pure factors]] (Tib. དག་པ་གསུམ་, Wyl. ''dag pa gsum'')<ref>{{LH|tibetan-masters/nyingma-masters/patrul-rinpoche/preliminary-points|[[Patrul Rinpoche]], ''Preliminary Points To be Explained when Teaching the Buddha's Word or the Treatises'', translated by Adam Pearcey.}}</ref>
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Arhats teach by means of the [[three pure factors]].<ref>{{LH|tibetan-masters/patrul-rinpoche/preliminary-points|[[Patrul Rinpoche]], ''Preliminary Points To be Explained when Teaching the Buddha's Word or the Treatises'', translated by Adam Pearcey.}}</ref>
  
 
==Alternative Translations==
 
==Alternative Translations==
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Arhat (Skt.; Tib. དགྲ་བཅོམ་པ་, drachompa; Wyl. dgra bcom pa) — name given to the ultimate result of the shravaka yana and pratyekabuddha yana, which differ in terms of realisation and qualities. Arhat is also used as an epithet of the Buddha. One who has completely overcome the enemy of the disturbing emotions and is therefore worthy of praise.

Subdivisions

There are two kinds of arhats: those with remainder and those without remainder.

How an Arhat teaches

Arhats teach by means of the three pure factors.[1]

Alternative Translations

  • foe destroyer (Light of Berotsana)

References

  1. LotsawaHouse-tag.png Patrul Rinpoche, Preliminary Points To be Explained when Teaching the Buddha's Word or the Treatises, translated by Adam Pearcey.

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