Four circumstances which destroy one's source of virtue

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Four circumstances which destroy one's source of virtue (Tib. དགེ་རྩ་འཛད་པའི་རྒྱུ་བཞི་, getsa dzepé gyu shyi, Wyl. dge rtsa 'dzad pa'i rgyu bzhi) mentioned in the Zindri:

  1. Not dedicating one's positive action to the attainment of perfect buddhahood for the sake of others
  2. Anger
  3. Regretting one's positive action
  4. Boasting about one's positive action

Further Reading

  • Khenpo Ngawang Palzang, A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher, translated by Padmakara Translation Group, Shambhala, 2004, pages 27-28.