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#rejoicing, the antidote to [[jealousy]]
 
#rejoicing, the antidote to [[jealousy]]
 
#requesting to turn the wheel of Dharma, the antidote to [[ignorance]]
 
#requesting to turn the wheel of Dharma, the antidote to [[ignorance]]
#requesting not to pass into [[parinirvana]], the antidote to [[five wrong views|wrong views]]
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#requesting not to pass into [[parinirvana]], the antidote to [[five wrong views|wrong views]]<ref>In [[Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]]'s famous commentary on [[guru yoga]], ''[[Yeshe Saldrön]]'', requesting to turn the wheel of Dharma is said to be an antidote to holding wrong views, whereas requesting not to pass into parinirvana is given as the antidote to ignorance.</ref>
 
#dedication of [[merit]], the antidote to [[doubt]]s
 
#dedication of [[merit]], the antidote to [[doubt]]s
  
 
See also the [[eight branches]].
 
See also the [[eight branches]].
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==Notes==
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==Internal Links==
 
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Revision as of 14:21, 7 June 2009

Seven branches (Wyl. yan lag bdun)

  1. prostration, the antidote to pride
  2. offering, the antidote to avarice
  3. confession, the antidote to aggression
  4. rejoicing, the antidote to jealousy
  5. requesting to turn the wheel of Dharma, the antidote to ignorance
  6. requesting not to pass into parinirvana, the antidote to wrong views[1]
  7. dedication of merit, the antidote to doubts

See also the eight branches.

Notes

  1. In Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö's famous commentary on guru yoga, Yeshe Saldrön, requesting to turn the wheel of Dharma is said to be an antidote to holding wrong views, whereas requesting not to pass into parinirvana is given as the antidote to ignorance.

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