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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:
- 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.