Nine factors that illustrate base-knowledge

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Nine factors that illustrate base-knowledge — among the seventy points of the Abhisamayalankara, nine factors illustrating base-knowledge, the third of the eight topics:

  1. The base-knowledge of not remaining in samsaric existence due to wisdom,
  2. The base-knowledge of not remaining in quiescence due to compassion,
  3. The base-knowledge of being distant from the ‘resultant mother’ due to not being skilled in means,
  4. The base-knowledge of being close to the ‘resultant mother’ due to being skilled in means,
  5. The base-knowledge that is an unfavourable factor,
  6. The base-knowledge that is an antidote,
  7. The application of engagement,
  8. The equality of application, and
  9. The emerging result of the path of seeing