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'''Twenty-five branch [[samaya]]s'''
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'''Twenty-five branch [[samaya]]s''' (Tib. ཡན་ལག་གི་དམ་ཚིག་ཉེར་ལྔ་,[[Wyl.]] ''yan lag gi dam tshig nyer lnga'') — In the [[Dzogchen]] tradition there are [[twenty-seven root samayas]] of the body, speech and mind and twenty-five branch samayas.
  
[[Chökyi Drakpa]] says:
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[[Chökyi Drakpa]] says<ref>{{LH|topics/ngöndro/chökyi-drakpa|''A Torch for the Path to Omniscience: A Word by Word Commentary to the Longchen Nyingtik Ngöndro'' by Chökyi Drakpa}}</ref>:
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:*Firstly, there are the '''five to be recognized''': the [[five aggregates]], the [[five elements]], the five faculties, the five consciousnesses, and the five objects. These should be recognized as the [[mandala]] of [[deities of the three seats]].
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:*Once these have been understood, there are the '''five to be accomplished''': the [[vajra family]], [[ratna family]], [[padma family]], [[karma family]] and [[tathagata family]].
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:*There are '''five substances to be accepted at the time of accomplishment''': faeces, urine, blood, semen and marrow.
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:*There are '''five signs of warmth in the practice not to be rejected''': the transformation of the [[five poisons]], which are matured into the [[five wisdoms]].
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:*There are '''five to be practised when the signs on the path have become manifest''': the three [negative] actions of the body and lying and idle gossip. You should practise these in order to accomplish the benefit of others.
  
:"There are twenty-five branch samayas . Firstly, there are the five to be recognized: the [[five aggregates]], the five elements, the five faculties, the five consciousnesses, and the five objects. These should be recognized as the [[mandala]] of deities of the three seats. Once these have been understood, there are the five to be accomplished: the vajra family, ratna family, padma family, karma family and tathagata family. There are five substances to be accepted at the time of accomplishment: faeces, urine, blood, semen and marrow. There are five signs of warmth in the practice not to be rejected: the transformation of the [[five poisons]], which are matured into the [[five wisdoms]]. There are five to be practised when the signs on the path have become manifest: the three [negative] actions of the body and lying and idle gossip. You should practise these in order to accomplish the benefit of others."
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Latest revision as of 22:01, 30 May 2018

Twenty-five branch samayas (Tib. ཡན་ལག་གི་དམ་ཚིག་ཉེར་ལྔ་,Wyl. yan lag gi dam tshig nyer lnga) — In the Dzogchen tradition there are twenty-seven root samayas of the body, speech and mind and twenty-five branch samayas.

Chökyi Drakpa says[1]:

  • Firstly, there are the five to be recognized: the five aggregates, the five elements, the five faculties, the five consciousnesses, and the five objects. These should be recognized as the mandala of deities of the three seats.
  • Once these have been understood, there are the five to be accomplished: the vajra family, ratna family, padma family, karma family and tathagata family.
  • There are five substances to be accepted at the time of accomplishment: faeces, urine, blood, semen and marrow.
  • There are five signs of warmth in the practice not to be rejected: the transformation of the five poisons, which are matured into the five wisdoms.
  • There are five to be practised when the signs on the path have become manifest: the three [negative] actions of the body and lying and idle gossip. You should practise these in order to accomplish the benefit of others.

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