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Vows
(skt.: uddana; tib.: dom pa) An obligation which one takes to do or not do something. There are three types of vows (tib.: dom pa sum):
- Pratimoksha vows - Hinayana and Mahayana practitioners can take these vows 
- Bodhisattva vows - only Mahayana practitioners can take these vows
- Tantric vows - only Mahayana practitioners can take these vows

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"If, with the rope of mindfulness, you bind firm the elephant of the mind, you will let go of every fear and find virtue close at hand."
- Shantideva

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