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raison d’être

(Hakeda) The Characteristics of Beings in Saṃsāra  In analyzing the characteristics of beings in saṃsāra, two categories may be distinguished. The one is “crude,” for [those who belong to this category are] united with the [crude activities of the defiled] mind; the other is “subtle,” for [those who belong to this category are] disunited from the [subtle activities of the defiled] mind. [Again, each category may in turn be subdivided into the cruder and the subtler.] The Read more [...]