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Affirmation (Skt. viddhi; Tib. སྒྲུབ་པ་; [Wyl. sgrub pa) is defined as "realizing through a process of mental detection" (blo'i yongs gcod du rtogs par bya ba).
It can be divided into;
- affirmation of appearances (snang ba'i sgrub pa), and
- affirmation through exclusion (sel ba'i sgrub pa)
1. The act of affirming or the state of being affirmed; assertion.
2. Something declared to be true; a positive statement or judgment.
3. Law A solemn declaration given in place of a sworn statement by a person who conscientiously objects to taking an oath.
1. the act of affirming or the state of being affirmed
2. a statement of the existence or truth of something; assertion
3. (Law) Law a solemn declaration permitted on grounds of conscientious objection to taking an oath
1. the act of affirming; state of being affirmed.
2. the assertion that something exists or is true.
3. something that is affirmed or declared to be true.
4. confirmation or ratification of a prior judgment, decision, etc.
5. a solemn declaration accepted instead of a statement under oath.