84000 Glossary of Terms

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མི་ཁོམ་པ་བརྒྱད། | Glossary of Terms

    མི་ཁོམ་པ་བརྒྱད།

    mi khom pa brgyad

    aṣṭākṣaṇa

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Circumstances that do not provide the freedom to practice the Buddhist path: being born in the realms of (1) the hells, (2) ghosts (pretas), (3) animals, and (4) long-lived gods; or in the human realm among (5) barbarians or (6) extremists, (7) in places where the Buddhist teachings do not exist, and (8) without adequate faculties to understand the teachings where they do exist.