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* 1) In the context of the ground, emptiness is uncuttable by the klesha obscuration and 2) indestructible by the conceptual obscuration. 3) In the context of the path, its essence is true, 4) its nature is solid and 5) its function is stable. 6) In the context of the fruition, it is unattached to the klesha obscuration and 7) undefeatable or unobstructed by the conceptual obscuration. [RY]
 
* 1) In the context of the ground, emptiness is uncuttable by the klesha obscuration and 2) indestructible by the conceptual obscuration. 3) In the context of the path, its essence is true, 4) its nature is solid and 5) its function is stable. 6) In the context of the fruition, it is unattached to the klesha obscuration and 7) undefeatable or unobstructed by the conceptual obscuration. [RY]
  
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* Seven Vajra Qualities ([[rdo rje'i chos bdun]]). Incorruptibility [sra ba] is one of seven so-called vajra attributes of the abiding nature of reality. The other attributes are invulnerability [[mi chod pa]], indestructibility [[mi shigs pa]], authenticity [[bden pa]], stability [[brtan pa]], unobstructibility [[thogs pa med pa]], and invincibility [[ma pham pa]]. See [[Buddhahood Without Meditation]], [[Richard Barron]], trans. [[Padma Publishing]], 1994, pp. 33-34.
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* Seven vajra qualities ([[rdo rje'i chos bdun]]). Emptiness externally is 1) solid, firm, and unbreakable, internally 2) the core and 3) without hollowness, 4) not cutable into pieces, 5) not possibly split asunder or destroyed, 6) impossible to burn and 7) finally imperishable, it is therefore described as the vajra of emptiness. These seven vajra qualities, such as being uncuttable and indestructible, etc. are according to Jamdrak. [RY]
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Seven vajra qualities (rdo rje'i chos bdun)

  • 1) In the context of the ground, emptiness is uncuttable by the klesha obscuration and 2) indestructible by the conceptual obscuration. 3) In the context of the path, its essence is true, 4) its nature is solid and 5) its function is stable. 6) In the context of the fruition, it is unattached to the klesha obscuration and 7) undefeatable or unobstructed by the conceptual obscuration. [RY]
  • Seven vajra qualities (rdo rje'i chos bdun). Emptiness externally is 1) solid, firm, and unbreakable, internally 2) the core and 3) without hollowness, 4) not cutable into pieces, 5) not possibly split asunder or destroyed, 6) impossible to burn and 7) finally imperishable, it is therefore described as the vajra of emptiness. These seven vajra qualities, such as being uncuttable and indestructible, etc. are according to Jamdrak. [RY]