Two kinds of hindrances
two kinds of hindrances (二障).
A. (1) Affliction hindrances (煩惱障), which lead to another two kinds of hindrances, Evil karmas and corresponding requitals (see Three kinds of hindrances);
(2) hindrances to Wisdom-Knowledge (jñeyāvaraṇa, (智障), which are one’s ground-abiding Ignorance (住地無明), the deep-rooted Ignorance (根本無明).
B. (1) Affliction hindrancesas in A (1);
(2) hindrances to Liberation, which prevent one from attaining the Samādhi of Total Suspension of Sensory Reception and Perception.