Family-traits

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The traits or features on the mental continuum of limited beings that enable them to attain a purified state (bodhi). According to some Chittamatra and Svatantrika texts, there are three types of family-traits: those that enable one to become a shravaka arhat, a pratyekabuddha arhat or a Buddha. The Sanskrit term "gotra" literally means "caste."

Tibetan: rigs

Sanskrit: gotra


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