Positive potential

The phase of a positive force, associated with a constructive action, that is an aftermath on one's mental continuum after having committed that action. It ripens either(1) intermittently into transitory samsaric happiness or (2) into the Form Bodies of a Buddha, depending on whether it is built up without or with labored bodhichitta and dedication to enlightenment. The former positive potential may be called "karmic" and the latter "enlightenment-building."

Tibetan: བསོད་ནམས། bsod-nams

Sanskrit: puṇya

Pali: puñña

Other languages

Italiano: Potenziale positivo
Русский: Положительный потенциал
Tiếng Việt: Nghiệp lực thiện hảo/tích cực

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