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བརྟན་མཁས་ཀྱི་ཡོན་ཏན། | Glossary of Terms


    brtan mkhas kyi yon tan

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Translation by Robert Miller
  • Qualities of stability and skill
  • བརྟན་མཁས་ཀྱི་ཡོན་ཏན།
  • brtan mkhas kyi yon tan

To accept charge of monk apprentices and monk journeymen, a monk must himself be both stable, meaning he has been ordained at least five or ten years without incurring an offense, and knowledgeable, meaning he has at least one of the twenty-one sets of five qualities described in “The Chapter on Going Forth.”