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(Tib. kham) The nature of any phenomenon. All phenomena hold their own natures, which are all included within the eighteen elements. See also elements, four. See Heart of Wisdom and Ocean of Nectar.
Added: 23.Nov.2008 | Source: Kadampa: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
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