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The '''Four [[primary elements]]''' (Tib. ''jungwa chenpo shyi'') are earth, water, fire and air.  
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The '''four [[primary elements]]''' (Tib. འབྱུང་བ་ཆེན་པོ་བཞི་, ''jungwa chenpo shyi'', [[Wyl.]] ''byung ba chen po bzhi'') are  
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*earth,  
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*water,  
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*fire and  
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*air.  
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*Earth is what provides support and stability;  
 
*Earth is what provides support and stability;  
 
*water is the principle of cohesion;  
 
*water is the principle of cohesion;  
*fire matures; and wind prevents decay.  
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*fire matures; and  
*In addition, space is all-pervasive openness in which phenomena can take place—if it were not for space, a plant could not grow.
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*wind prevents decay.  
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In addition, space is all-pervasive openness in which phenomena can take place—if it were not for space, a plant could not grow.
  
  
 
[[category: Enumerations]]
 
[[category: Enumerations]]
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Latest revision as of 23:16, 6 July 2018

The four primary elements (Tib. འབྱུང་བ་ཆེན་པོ་བཞི་, jungwa chenpo shyi, Wyl. byung ba chen po bzhi) are

  • earth,
  • water,
  • fire and
  • air.


  • Earth is what provides support and stability;
  • water is the principle of cohesion;
  • fire matures; and
  • wind prevents decay.

In addition, space is all-pervasive openness in which phenomena can take place—if it were not for space, a plant could not grow.