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Two Accumulations sambhāradvaya ཚོགས་གཉིས་ tsoknyi of 1. Wisdom (Maha Prajna Parmita - jñāna ཡེ་ཤེས་ yeshe) and 2. Blessings-Merit (Puṇya བསོད་ནམས་ sönam)

Two Collections of 1. Wisdom realizing Emptiness (Maha Prajna Parmita - Shunyata) and 2. Blessings - Merit (Punya)

see Punya, Merit, Two Collections, Two Accumulations

**Two accumulations** (Tib. ཚོགས་གཉིས་, //tsoknyi//; Wyl. //tshogs gnyis//; Skt. //sambhāradvaya//) — the accumulations of

 * [[merit]] (Skt. //puṇya//; Tib. [[བསོད་ནམས་]], //sönam//; Wyl. //bsod nams//) and 
 * [[wisdom]] (Skt. //jñāna//; Tib. [[ཡེ་ཤེས་]], //yeshe//; Wyl. //ye shes//).

Alternative Translations

 * Two collections
 * Twofold spiritual development ([[LCN]])

Further Reading

 * [[Patrul Rinpoche]], //The [[Words of My Perfect Teacher]]// (Boston: [[Shambhala]], Revised edition, 1998), Chapter Four, 'I. The Need for the Two Accumulations', pages 283-285. 
 * [[Khenpo Ngawang Palzang]], //[[A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher]]// (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2004), Chapter Four, 'I. The Need for the Two Accumulations', pages 233-236.
 * Venerable [[Dezhung Rinpoche]], //The Excellent Path of the Two Accumulations//, Gorum Publications, Sakya Losal Choe Dzong, Canberra, June 2000. 

 * [[|Ringu Tulku Rinpoche answers a Rigpa Shedra East student's question about the accumulation of merit and wisdom]]

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