Eight antidotes

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eight antidotes or remedies - du ché gyé [Tib.], the antidotes to the five faults or obstacles to meditation. The first four of these are antidotes to laziness:

1. Aspiration, or interest (möpa).
2. Exertion (tsolwa).
3. Faith (dépa).
4. Pliancy, or flexibility (shinjang).

5. The fifth antidote, which is the antidote to the second fault, forgetting the instructions or the object of focus, is Mindfulness (drenpa).
6. The sixth antidote, which is the antidote to dullness and agitation, is Awareness (shé shyin).
7. The seventh antidote, which is the antidote to the forth fault, under-application, is Attention (sempa).
8. The eighth antidote, which is the antidote to the fifth fault, over-application, is Equanimity (tang nyom).