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(Skt.). Maturation, coming to fruition; one of the five kinds of results (phala). Used generally in connection with the arising of the results of karma but also found in Mahāyāna to connote the salvific activities of a Buddha or Bodhisattva as they cause beings to mature spiritually.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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