Glossary of Buddhist Terms

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  1. jealousy

    A disturbing emotion that focuses on other peoples' accomplishments – such as their good qualities, possessions, or success – and is the inability to bear their accomplishments, due to excessive attachment to one's own gain or to the respect one receives. Also translated as "envy."


  2. jenang

    A tantric ritual associated with a specific Buddha-figure (yidam), received in order to strengthen further the Buddha-nature factors that were previously activated with a full empowerment.


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