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ཆོས། | Glossary of Terms

  • ཆོས།

  • chos
  • dharma
  • Term
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The polysemous word chos (usually a translation of dharma) is used here in the sense of “qualities,” as when someone or something is said to possess particularly efficacious, good, or beneficial qualities. It also can mean “virtue” in the nonreligious and nonmoral sense.