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#generosity (Tib. ''tongwa''; Wyl. ''gtong ba'')
 
#generosity (Tib. ''tongwa''; Wyl. ''gtong ba'')
 
#[[learning]] (Tib. ''töpa''; Wyl. ''thos pa'')
 
#[[learning]] (Tib. ''töpa''; Wyl. ''thos pa'')
#[[dignity]] (Tib. ''ngo tsa shepa''; Wyl. ''ngo tsha shes pa'')
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#[[dignity]]  
#[[propriety]] (Tib. ''trel yöpa''; Wyl. ''khrel yod pa'')
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#[[propriety]]
 
#[[wisdom]] (Tib. ''sherab''; Wyl. ''shes rab'')
 
#[[wisdom]] (Tib. ''sherab''; Wyl. ''shes rab'')
  
One speaks of faith, which is like a river; discipline which is like a flower; generosity, which is like a jewel; learning, which is like an ocean; samaya, which is like a crystal; a sense of moral shame, which is undeceiving like one's own parents; and wisdom, which is like the sun.<ref>*From notes to ''Meditation at Tigress Fort'' from the ''Life of Shabkar''. </ref>
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One speaks of faith, which is like a river; discipline which is like a flower; generosity, which is like a jewel; learning, which is like an ocean; samaya, which is like a crystal; a sense of moral shame, which is undeceiving like one's own parents; and wisdom, which is like the sun.<ref>From notes to ''Meditation at Tigress Fort'' from the ''Life of Shabkar''.</ref>
  
 
==Alternative Versions==
 
==Alternative Versions==
 
*5. a sense of moral shame in front of others
 
*5. a sense of moral shame in front of others
 
*5. samaya
 
*5. samaya
*6. a sense of ethical conscience in regard to oneself<ref>*''Ibid.'' </ref>
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*6. a sense of ethical conscience in regard to oneself<ref>''Ibid.'' </ref>
  
 
==References==  
 
==References==  

Revision as of 10:43, 22 June 2016

Seven noble riches (Wyl. ‘phags pa’i nor bdun) —

  1. faith
  2. discipline
  3. generosity (Tib. tongwa; Wyl. gtong ba)
  4. learning (Tib. töpa; Wyl. thos pa)
  5. dignity
  6. propriety
  7. wisdom (Tib. sherab; Wyl. shes rab)

One speaks of faith, which is like a river; discipline which is like a flower; generosity, which is like a jewel; learning, which is like an ocean; samaya, which is like a crystal; a sense of moral shame, which is undeceiving like one's own parents; and wisdom, which is like the sun.[1]

Alternative Versions

  • 5. a sense of moral shame in front of others
  • 5. samaya
  • 6. a sense of ethical conscience in regard to oneself[2]

References

  1. From notes to Meditation at Tigress Fort from the Life of Shabkar.
  2. Ibid.