This e-book is a translation of the second one a part of a observation at the Treasury of invaluable Qualities, the main celebrated paintings of Jigme Lingpa (1730–1798), probably the most very important figures within the Nyingma lineage. In a slim quantity of chic verse, this root textual content (new during this revised variation) provides the full Buddhist course in accordance with the Nyingma institution. since it is so concise and uses complicated poetic language, the statement is critical.
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This indicates that the Vaibhashikas carry that one propelling motion brings approximately just one beginning and a number of other propelling activities lead to numerous existences. The played and kept elements of activities An motion propels right into a particular start counting on its gravity and depth. This in flip is classed in keeping with the action’s “performed” and “stored” facets, which, in response to their 4 variations, are as follows: 1. An motion is either played and kept while, for instance, somebody needs to inflict damage on one other, does so, and is therefore chuffed on the ensuing state of affairs. 2. An motion is played yet now not saved whilst, for instance, one is obliged, opposed to one’s want, to hurt enemies or deprive humans in their possessions, as a way to store existence or to avoid lawless humans from ruling the rustic unjustly and in violation of the Dharma. three. An motion is saved yet now not played whilst, for instance, somebody has lengthy nourished the desire to lie to one other yet within the occasion fails to take action. four. eventually, there are indeterminate activities which are neither played nor saved, in different phrases, likelihood and unintended activities that experience no ripened impression in any respect. by means of weighing those 4 diversifications and discerning the presence or absence of the 5 elements of fidelity, decision, and the remainder, as defined above, the depth of fine or evil deeds, of their facets of being played and saved, can be evaluated—as additionally the level in their particular effects. 23 damaging activities unfavourable activities in regards to the 3 Jewels  whilst a home is burning down, the one factor which could counteract the fireplace is water. but when the water is contained in a vessel and the fireplace evaporates it, there's evidently not anything to counteract the blaze. within the similar means, if we ruin the representations of the physique, Speech, and brain of the Buddhas; if we revile and spurn the Sacred Dharma; if we criticize and despoil the noble Sangha; if out of malice we forsake the 3 Jewels and switch clear of them and their safeguard, there isn't any therapy, no technique of rectifying so nice an evil. 24 as a result, no different motion is as destructive as this. The an important position of goal  it may be additional to what has simply been stated that the six consciousnesses and their linked experience schools, as present in usual beings and accordingly characterised via the dualistic apprehension of topic and item, are the doorways or media in which karma is amassed. The agent of this accumulation is goal, virtuous, nonvirtuous, or impartial. purpose arises in organization with different psychological components (for instance, the 3 kinds of feeling and the 3 forms of perception). 25 therefore strong and undesirable karmas are accrued and kept within the alaya. it really is, in spite of the fact that, very unlikely for the normal brain to pinpoint how, and the way many, sophisticated karmas are createdf via the eighty-four thousand sorts of discursive suggestion. however, it's a proven fact that via them karma is generated. the 10 damaging activities There are ten methods of behaving, with regards to physique, speech, and brain, which are to be deserted.