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|+||'''Virtue''' (Tib. [[དགེ་བ་]], ''gewa'') or positive [[behavior]] (Tib. ལས་དགེ་བ་) is defined as the [[mind]]'s [[conscious]] [[intention]] to reject [[negative]] practices and to adopt their opposites. These are the active [[protection]] of [[life]], the [[practice]] of [[generosity]], the perfect observance of the [[vow]]s, the [[speaking]] of the [[truth]], the [[reconciliation]] of disputes, peaceful and [[discipline]]d [[speech]], speaking what is consonant with [[Dharma]], satisfaction with little (see [[renunciation]]), [[loving kindness]] attitudes toward others, [[belief]] in the [[doctrine]] of [[karma]], and so on.<ref> [[Khenpo Yönga|Yönten Gyamtso]]: Vol. 1 of the Great Commentary on the [[Yönten Dzö|’’Treasury of Precious Qualities’’]]</ref>|
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