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ཕམ་པ། | Glossary of Terms


    pham pa


  • Term
Publications: 1
Translation by Robert Miller
  • Defeat
  • ཕམ་པ།
  • pham pa
  • pārājika

The most severe of the five types of offenses a monk can incur. It cannot be expunged and results in the monk’s defrocking, unless the saṅgha sees fit to allow him to engage in rehabilitory training.