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[from [[The Light of Wisdom]] (ISBN 962-7341-37-1) Pg. 119]
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[[body, speech, mind, and cognition]]. Concerning the [[four factors]] of body, speech, mind, and cognition ([[lus ngag yid sems bzhi]]), mind refers to the [[mind consciousness]] ([[yid kyi rnam shes]]) and [[cognition]] ([[sems]]) refers to the [[all-ground consciousness]]. In the Lower [[Abhidharma]] it is taught that [[yid]], [[sems]] and [[rnam shes]] are merely synonyms for the same meaning. The Higher [[Abhidharma]] teaches that [[sems]] is the [[all-ground consciousness]], [[yid]] is the [[disturbed mind consciousness]] and [[rnam shes]] is the [[six collections]] ([[tshogs drug]]). [RY]
  
In general, all the teachings to be practiced are considered trainings in generating [[bodhichitta]].  But in particular, the trainings in the [[bodhichitta of aspiration]] are not to abandon concern for sentient beings through keeping their benefit in mind, to gather the [[accumulation(s)]] and cultivate the [[four immeasurables]], and to adopt the four white and avoid the four black deeds.  (see [[eight black and white deeds]]).
 
  
The trainings in the [[bodhichitta of application]] come in detail below (in [[The Light of Wisdom]]): the way of training in the [[six paramitas]] and the four means of attraction, comprised of the three kinds of training.
 
  
 
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body, speech, mind, and cognition. Concerning the four factors of body, speech, mind, and cognition (lus ngag yid sems bzhi), mind refers to the mind consciousness (yid kyi rnam shes) and cognition (sems) refers to the all-ground consciousness. In the Lower Abhidharma it is taught that yid, sems and rnam shes are merely synonyms for the same meaning. The Higher Abhidharma teaches that sems is the all-ground consciousness, yid is the disturbed mind consciousness and rnam shes is the six collections (tshogs drug). [RY]