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1. the gateway to taking [[refuge]], which is of three kinds: [[vivid faith]], [[eager faith]] and [[confident faith]]. See pages 171-176 in ''[[The Words of My Perfect Teacher]]''.  
 
1. the gateway to taking [[refuge]], which is of three kinds: [[vivid faith]], [[eager faith]] and [[confident faith]]. See pages 171-176 in ''[[The Words of My Perfect Teacher]]''.  

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Faith (Skt. śraddhā; Tib. dépa; Wyl. dad pa) —

1. the gateway to taking refuge, which is of three kinds: vivid faith, eager faith and confident faith. See pages 171-176 in The Words of My Perfect Teacher.

2. the third antidote for laziness in the practice of meditation. See the eight antidotes.

3. one of the eleven virtuous states among the fifty-one mental states of Abhidharma classifications.