Five types of result

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Five types of result (Tib. འབྲས་བུ་ལྔ་, dré bu nga, Wyl. 'bras bu lnga)

  1. The result of ripening (Skt. vipākaphala; Wyl. rnam smin gyi 'bras bu)
  2. The dominant result (Skt. adhipatiphala; Wyl. bdag po'i 'bras bu)
  3. The result similar to its cause (Skt. niṣyandaphala; Wyl. rgyu mthun pa'i 'bras bu)
  4. The personal result (Skt. puruṣakāraphala; Wyl. skyes bu byed pa'i 'bras bu)
  5. The result of freedom (Skt. visaṃyogaphala; Wyl. bral ba'i 'bras bu)

Alternative translations

Erik Pema Kunsang:

  1. The ripened effect
  2. The ruling effect
  3. The effect resembling the cause
  4. The effect of the acting person
  5. The effect of absence

Thomas Doctor:

  1. The ripened effect
  2. The predominant effect
  3. The effect that accords with its cause
  4. The effect of individual effort
  5. The effect of separation

David Karma Choephel:

  1. The fully ripened result
  2. The dominant result
  3. The causally compatible result
  4. The personal result
  5. The result of removal

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