Objects of focus for cleansing oneself of disturbing emotions and attitudes

Of the four categories of objects of focus to employ in shamatha and vipashyana meditation, the focus on one of the following in order to eliminate the disturbing emotions and attitudes in oneself all together, not just specific ones: (1) objects of focus for merely weakening the tendencies (seeds) of the disturbing emotions and attitudes (nyon-mongs-kyi sa-bon nyams-smod-par byed-pa tsam) and (2) objects of focus for ridding oneself of the disturbing emotions and attitudes from their roots (nyon-mongs-kyi sa-bon rtsad-nas spong-ba).

Tibetan: ཉོན་མོངས་པ་རྣམ་པར་སྦྱོང་བའི་དམིགས་པ། nyon-mongs-pa rnam-par sbyong-ba'i dmigs-pa


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