Secondary tantric vows

A set of eight actions that, at either a yoga or anuttarayoga tantra empowerment, in addition to the root tantric vows, one vows to avoid and which, if committed, weaken meditation practice and hamper progress along the tantra path.

Tibetan: སྦོམ་པོ། sbom-po

J. Hopkins: Gross contravention

Synonyms: Thick actions


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Deutsch: Tantrische nebengelübde
Русский: Вторичные тантрические обеты

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