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Affirmation

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Affirmation (Skt. viddhi; Tib. སྒྲུབ་པ་; [Wyl. sgrub pa) is defined as "realizing through a process of mental detection" (blo'i yongs gcod du rtogs par bya ba).

==Subdivisions==
It can be divided into;

  1. affirmation of appearances (snang ba'i sgrub pa), and
  2. affirmation through exclusion (sel ba'i sgrub pa)


Or:

  1. affirmation of identity, and
  2. affirmation of existence


  1. The act of affirming or the state of being affirmed; assertion.
   2. Something declared to be true; a positive statement or judgment.
   3. Law A solemn declaration given in place of a sworn statement by a person who conscientiously objects to taking an oath.

   1. the act of affirming or the state of being affirmed
   2. a statement of the existence or truth of something; assertion
   3. (Law) Law a solemn declaration permitted on grounds of conscientious objection to taking an oath


   1. the act of affirming; state of being affirmed.
   2. the assertion that something exists or is true.
   3. something that is affirmed or declared to be true.
   4. confirmation or ratification of a prior judgment, decision, etc.
   5. a solemn declaration accepted instead of a statement under oath.

Source

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