Eighty Innate Thought States

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First, the thirty-three thought states resulting from anger are, according to the Summary of Conduct, composed by Aryadeva: detachment, medium detachment, intense detachment, inner mental going, and coming, sadness, medium sadness, intense sadness, quietude, conceptualization, fear, medium fear, intense fear, craving, medium craving, intense craving, grasping, nonvirtue, hnger, thirst, sensation, medium sensation, intense sensation, re-cognizer, re-cognizance, perception-basis, discrimination, conscience, compassion, love, medium love, intense love, apprehensiveness, attraction, and jealousy. (These differ slightly from the list in Mirror of Mindfulness.) [EPK]

Secondly, the forty thought states of desire according to the Summary of Conduct are: attachment, unclarity, thorough lust, delight, medium delight, intense light, rejoicing, strong joy, amazement, laughter, satisfaction, embracing, kissing, clasping, supporting, exertion, pride, engagement, helpfulness, strength, joy, joining in bliss, medium joining in bliss, intense joining in bliss, gracefulness, strong flirtation, hostility, virtue, lucidity, truth, nontruth, ascertainment, grasping, generosity, encouragement, bravery, shamelessness, perkiness, viciousness, unruliness, and strong deceitfulness.

The seven thought states of delusion are, again according to the Summary of Conduct: medium desire, forgetfulness, confusion, speechlessness, weariness, laziness, and doubt. All courtesy of [JOKYAB Rinpoche] and [RY].