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==Alternative Translations==
==Alternative Translations==
*Eighty inexhaustibles (Erik Pema Kunsang)
*Eighty unceasing factors (Kretschmar & also Padmakara)
*Eighty unceasing factors (Kretschmar & also Padmakara)

Latest revision as of 12:34, 19 January 2019

The eighty inexhaustibles or unceasing factors (Tib. མི་ཟད་པ་བརྒྱད་ཅུ་, Wyl. mi zad pa brgyad cu) — a means of classifying bodhichitta given in the Sagaramatiparipriccha Sutra (blo gros rgya mtshos zhus pa'i mdo) and discussed in Mipham Rinpoche's Khenjuk. They are:

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1) generation of bodhichitta (སེམས་བསྐྱེད་, sems bskyed),
2) aspiration (བསམ་པ་, bsam pa),
3) application (སྦྱོར་བ་, sbyor ba),
4) superior aspiration or noble intention (ལྷག་པའི་བསམ་པ་, lhag pa’i bsam pa),
5-10) the six transcendent perfections (ཕ་རོལ་ཏུ་ཕྱིན་པ་དྲུག་, pha rol tu phyin pa drug),
11-14) the four immeasurables (ཚད་མེད་བཞི་, tshad med bzhi),
14-19) the five clear perceptions (མངོན་ཤེས་ལྔ་, mngon shes lnga),
20-23) the four means of attraction (བསྡུ་བའི་དངོས་པོ་བཞི་, bsdu ba'i dngos po bzhi),
23-27) the four perfect knowledges (སོ་སོ་ཡང་དག་པ་རིག་པ་བཞི་, so so yang dag pa rig pa bzhi),
28-31) the four reliances (རྟོན་པ་བཞི, rton pa bzhi),
32-33) the two accumulations (ཚོགས་གཉིས་, tshogs gnyis),
34-70) the thirty-seven factors of enlightenment (བྱང་ཕྱོགས་སོ་དབདུན་, byang phyogs so bdun),
71-72) shamatha and vipashyana (ཞི་ལྷག་གཉིས་, zhi lhag gnyis),
73-74) perfect recall and courageous eloquence (གཟུངས་སྤོབས་གཉིས་, gzungs spobs gnyis),
75-78) the four seals of the Dharma (ཆོས་ཀྱི་སྡོམ་བཞི, chos kyi sdom bzhi),
79) the single path to be traversed (བགྲོད་པ་གཅིག་པ་, bgrod pa gcig pa), and
80) skill in means (ཐབས་ལ་མཁས་པ་, thabs la mkhas pa)

Alternative Translations

  • Eighty inexhaustibles (Erik Pema Kunsang)
  • Eighty unceasing factors (Kretschmar & also Padmakara)