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'''Faith''' (Skt. ''śraddhā''; Tib. ''dépa''; [[Wyl.]] ''dad pa'') —  
 
'''Faith''' (Skt. ''śraddhā''; Tib. ''dépa''; [[Wyl.]] ''dad pa'') —  
  
# the gateway to taking [[refuge]], which is of three kinds: [[vivid faith]], [[eager faith]] and [[confident faith]]. <ref>See pages 171-176 in ''[[The Words of My Perfect Teacher]]''. </ref>
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# the gateway to [[taking refuge]], which is of three kinds: [[vivid faith]], [[eager faith]] and [[confident faith]].<ref>See [[Patrul Rinpoche]], ''[[The Words of My Perfect Teacher]]'' (Boston: Shambhala, Revised edition, 1998), pages 171-176, for more details.</ref>
 
# the third antidote for [[laziness]] in the practice of [[meditation]]. See the [[eight antidotes]].
 
# the third antidote for [[laziness]] in the practice of [[meditation]]. See the [[eight antidotes]].
 
# one of the [[eleven virtuous states]] among the [[fifty-one mental states]] of [[Abhidharma]] classifications.
 
# one of the [[eleven virtuous states]] among the [[fifty-one mental states]] of [[Abhidharma]] classifications.

Revision as of 09:33, 3 September 2009

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.[1]
  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.

Alternative Translations

  • confidence

Notes

  1. See Patrul Rinpoche, The Words of My Perfect Teacher (Boston: Shambhala, Revised edition, 1998), pages 171-176, for more details.