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The '''eight worldly concerns''' or samsaric dharmas (Tib. ''‘jig rten chos brgyad'') are where all one’s actions are governed by: hope for happiness and fear of suffering, hope for fame and fear of insignificance, hope for praise and fear of blame, hope for gain and fear of loss; basically attachment and aversion.
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The '''eight worldly concerns''' or '''samsaric dharmas''' ([[Wyl.]] ''‘jig rten chos brgyad'') are where all one’s actions are governed by:  
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*hope for happiness and fear of suffering,  
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*hope for fame and fear of insignificance,  
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*hope for praise and fear of blame,  
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*hope for gain and fear of loss;  
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basically attachment and aversion.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:37, 3 September 2008

The eight worldly concerns or samsaric dharmas (Wyl. ‘jig rten chos brgyad) are where all one’s actions are governed by:

  • hope for happiness and fear of suffering,
  • hope for fame and fear of insignificance,
  • hope for praise and fear of blame,
  • hope for gain and fear of loss;

basically attachment and aversion.