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Bloom of requital

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bloom of requital (花報). Preliminary requital for a grave sin. It will be followed in another life by the main requital called the fruition of requital (果報).

For example, the death penalty for a murderer is the bloom of requital, and his next life in hell is the fruition of requital.

His following unfortunate rebirths as hungry ghosts, animals, and wretched humans can be described as the residue requital (餘報).

On the positive side, through the good karma of spiritual training, one’s rebirth in the Pure Land is the bloom of requital, and one’s eventual attainment of Buddhahood is the fruition of requital.

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