84000 Glossary of Terms

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སྒྲིབ་པ་ལྔ། | Glossary of Terms

  • སྒྲིབ་པ་ལྔ།

  • sgrib pa lnga
  • pañca­nivaraṇa
  • pañca­nivaraṇāni
  • pañca nīvaraṇāni
  • pañcanīvaraṇa
  • nīvaraṇa
  • Term
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These are five impediments that hinder meditation (dhyāna): desire (kāmacchanda), malice (vyāpāda), torpor and sloth (styānamiddha), wildness and excitement (auddhatya­kaukṛtya), and doubt or skepticism (vicikitsā).