The three primary afflictions ~ Mingyur Rinpoche

Although the texts of Buddhist psychology examine a wide range of conditioning factors, all of them agree in identifying three primary afflictions that form the basis of all other factors that inhabit our ability to see things as they really are: ignorance, attachment, and aversion.

Mingyur Rinpoche

from the book The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness

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