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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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The '''eight worldly preoccupations (or 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 happiness and fear of suffering,  
 
*hope for fame and fear of insignificance,  
 
*hope for fame and fear of insignificance,  

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The eight worldly preoccupations (or 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.