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<noinclude>'''Four variables''' (Skt. ''aniyata''; Tib. [[གཞན་འགྱུར་བཞི་]], [[Wyl.]] ''gzhan ‘gyur bzhi'') — a set of four mental states which are part of the [[fifty-one mental states]], so-called because their nature ([[virtue|virtuous]], non-virtuous or neutral) varies according to one's motivation and other accompanying mental states. They are:
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<noinclude>'''Four variables''' (Skt. ''aniyata''; Tib. [[གཞན་འགྱུར་བཞི་]], ''shyen gyur shyi'', [[Wyl.]] ''gzhan ‘gyur bzhi'') — a set of four mental states which are part of the [[fifty-one mental states]], so-called because their nature ([[virtue|virtuous]], non-virtuous or neutral) varies according to one's motivation and other accompanying mental states. They are:
  
</noinclude>#[[sleep]] (Skt. ''middha''; Tib. [[གཉིད་]], Wyl. ''gnyid'')
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</noinclude>#[[Sleep]] (Skt. ''middha''; Tib. [[གཉིད་]])
#[[regret]] (Skt. ''kaukṛtya''; Tib. [[འགྱོད་པ་]], Wyl. ''‘gyod pa'')
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#[[Regret]] (Skt. ''kaukṛtya''; Tib. [[འགྱོད་པ་]])
#[[conception]] (Skt. ''vitarka''; Tib. [[རྟོག་པ་]], Wyl. ''rtog pa'')
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#[[Conception]] (Skt. ''vitarka''; Tib. [[རྟོག་པ་]])
#[[discernment]] (Skt. ''vicāra''; Tib. [[དཔྱོད་པ་]], Wyl. ''dpyod pa'') <noinclude>
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#[[Discernment]] (Skt. ''vicāra''; Tib. [[དཔྱོད་པ་]])<noinclude>
  
 
==Alternative Translations==
 
==Alternative Translations==
 
*Four variable  factors ([[Padmakara]])
 
*Four variable  factors ([[Padmakara]])
 
*Four changeable types of subsidiary awareness or mental factors (Berzin)
 
*Four changeable types of subsidiary awareness or mental factors (Berzin)
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[[Category:Fifty-one mental states]]
 
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[[Category:Enumerations]]
[[Category:Fifty-one mental states]]
 
 
[[Category:04-Four]]
 
[[Category:04-Four]]
 
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Latest revision as of 00:11, 27 January 2018

Four variables (Skt. aniyata; Tib. གཞན་འགྱུར་བཞི་, shyen gyur shyi, Wyl. gzhan ‘gyur bzhi) — a set of four mental states which are part of the fifty-one mental states, so-called because their nature (virtuous, non-virtuous or neutral) varies according to one's motivation and other accompanying mental states. They are:

  1. Sleep (Skt. middha; Tib. གཉིད་)
  2. Regret (Skt. kaukṛtya; Tib. འགྱོད་པ་)
  3. Conception (Skt. vitarka; Tib. རྟོག་པ་)
  4. Discernment (Skt. vicāra; Tib. དཔྱོད་པ་)

Alternative Translations

  • Four variable factors (Padmakara)
  • Four changeable types of subsidiary awareness or mental factors (Berzin)