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The '''Three kinds of [[prostration]]''' ([[Wyl.]] ''phyag 'tshal ba'i nges pa gsum'') are:
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The '''three kinds of [[prostration]]''' ([[Wyl.]] ''phyag 'tshal ba'i nges pa gsum'') are:
  
 
#The supreme prostration of encountering through the [[View]] (''rab lta ba brda 'jal ba'i phyag'')
 
#The supreme prostration of encountering through the [[View]] (''rab lta ba brda 'jal ba'i phyag'')
#The middling prostration of training in meditation (''<nowiki>'</nowiki>bring bsgom pa goms pa<nowiki>'</nowiki>i phyag'')
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#The middling prostration of training in [[meditation]] (''<nowiki>'</nowiki>bring bsgom pa goms pa<nowiki>'</nowiki>i phyag'')
 
#The lesser prostration out of devotion and respect (''tha ma mos gus ya rabs kyi phyag'')<ref>Tibetan taken from Dungkar, ''Great Dictionary'', p. 1346</ref>
 
#The lesser prostration out of devotion and respect (''tha ma mos gus ya rabs kyi phyag'')<ref>Tibetan taken from Dungkar, ''Great Dictionary'', p. 1346</ref>
  
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==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
*[[Patrul Rinpoche]], ''[[The Words of My Perfect Teacher]]'', p.395, n.250
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*[[Patrul Rinpoche]], ''[[The Words of My Perfect Teacher]]'' (Boston: Shambhala, Revised edition, 1998), p.395, n.250.
*[[Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang]], ''A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher'', p.269
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*[[Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang]], ''[[A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher]]'' (Boston: Shambhala, 2004), p.269.
  
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
 
[[Category:3-Three]]
 
[[Category:3-Three]]

Revision as of 21:03, 22 June 2009

The three kinds of prostration (Wyl. phyag 'tshal ba'i nges pa gsum) are:

  1. The supreme prostration of encountering through the View (rab lta ba brda 'jal ba'i phyag)
  2. The middling prostration of training in meditation ('bring bsgom pa goms pa'i phyag)
  3. The lesser prostration out of devotion and respect (tha ma mos gus ya rabs kyi phyag)[1]

Notes

  1. Tibetan taken from Dungkar, Great Dictionary, p. 1346

Further Reading