Concealment, lethargy, laziness

Afflictions derived from ignorance

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Part of a series of teachings given through the Dharma Friendship Foundation in Seattle from January 1995 to April 1996.

  • Meditation to counter three mental factors that are derived from attachment—miserliness, complacency, agitation
  • Three mental factors that are derived from ignorance—concealment, lethargy (dullness or foggy-mindedness) and laziness
  • Antidotes to these mental factors—meditating on precious human life, impermanence, death
  • Cultivating joyous effort to make progress on practice

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