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'''Habitual obscurations''' ([[Wyl.]] ''bag chags kyi sgrib pa'') — the habitual obscurations are explained according to the [[sutra]]s as extremely subtle forms of [[cognitive obscurations|cognitive obscuration]], like the scent left behind in a container which once held musk. In the [[mantra]] tradition, they are the habitual tendencies of the transference of the [[three appearances]], which are to be overcome by [[vajra]]-like [[primordial wisdom]].
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'''Habitual obscurations''' (Skt. ''vāsanā''; [[Wyl.]] ''bag chags kyi sgrib pa'') — the habitual obscurations are explained according to the [[sutra]]s as extremely subtle forms of [[cognitive obscurations|cognitive obscuration]], like the scent left behind in a container which once held musk. In the [[mantra]] tradition, they are the habitual tendencies of the transference of the [[three appearances]], which are to be overcome by [[vajra]]-like [[primordial wisdom]].
  
 
===Alternative Translations===
 
===Alternative Translations===

Revision as of 17:11, 14 March 2010

Habitual obscurations (Skt. vāsanā; Wyl. bag chags kyi sgrib pa) — the habitual obscurations are explained according to the sutras as extremely subtle forms of cognitive obscuration, like the scent left behind in a container which once held musk. In the mantra tradition, they are the habitual tendencies of the transference of the three appearances, which are to be overcome by vajra-like primordial wisdom.

Alternative Translations

  • habitual tendencies
  • habitual patterns