Instantaneous application

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Instantaneous application (Skt. kṣaṇikaprayoga; Tib. སྐད་ཅིག་མའི་སྦྱོར་བ་, Wyl. skad cig ma’i sbyor ba) is the seventh of the eight topics of the Abhisamayalankara.

Definition

Instantaneous application is defined as the bodhisattvas’ yoga in which one reaches the culmination of the progressive meditation on the threefold knowledge.

Subdivisions

Merely in terms of conceptual distinctions, it has four subdivisions.

Parameters

It is present only at the end of the tenth bhumi.

Alternative Translations

  • Momentary application
  • Momentary training