Eight faults

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Eight faults (Tib. སྐྱོན་བརྒྱད་, kyön gyé, Wyl. skyon brgyad) — the eight faults which are absent on the fourth meditative concentration.

  1. The conception present on the first meditative concentration
  2. The discernment present on the first meditative concentration
  3. The inhalation of the breath present up to and including the third meditative concentration
  4. The exhalation of the breath present up to and including the third meditative concentration
  5. The physical suffering of the desire realm
  6. The mental suffering of the desire realm
  7. The mental bliss present up to and including the second meditative concentration
  8. The bliss of the third meditative concentration