Shantarakshita

Three Qualities or Universal Constituents (yon tan gsum)
 
1. rdul (Skt. rajas) motility
2. mun pa (Skt. tamas) inertia
3. snying stobs (Skt. sattva) equilibrium
 
Six Special Features of Prakriti (gtso bo'i khyad chos drug)
 
1. las sogs byed pa po It is the producer of all modulations
2. ma skyes pas rtag pa It is unborn and therefore permanent (or eternal)
3. cha med pas gcig pu It is partless and therefore unitary (or single)
4. sems dang rtog pa med pas yul yul can gnyis las yul kho na It has no consciousness or thought and is only an object; it can not be a subject.
5. snod bcud thams cad la khyab pa It pervades the whole animate and inanimate objects universe
6. yon tan gsum cha mnyam pa'i shes bya zhig It is the equilibrium or balanced state of the three qualities
 
Nine Special Feature of Purusha (skyes bu'i khyad par dgu)
 
1. don rnyed pas na shes pa'i ngo bo
2. rtsom pa med pa'i phyir mi skye ba'i chos can
3. bde sdug la longs spyod pas za ba po
4. skye ba dang nyams pa med pas rtag pa
5. sa gsum 'gro ba thams cad la khyab pas khyab pa
6. snying stobs sogs kyi mtshan nyid can min pas yon tan min pa
7. yul la longs spyod pas yul can
8. cha shas med pas gcig pu
9. thog ma dang tha ma med pa'i phyir mtha' med pa
 
Twenty-Five Principles (shes bya nyer lnga)
 
1. bdag (Skt. purusha) self
2. gtso bo (Skt. prakriti) most subtle potentiality
3. chen po (Skt. mahat) pure potentiality
4. nga rgyal (Skt. ahamkara)
 
Five subtle objects (de tsam lnga):
 
5. gzugs sights
6. sgra sounds
7. dri smells
8. ro tastes
9. reg bya textures
 
The Eleven Organs (dbang po bcu gcig)
 
Five sense organs (blo'i dbang po lnga):
 
10. mig eye
11. rna ba ear
12. sna nose
13. lce tongue
14. pags pa skin
 
Five organs of action (las kyi dbang po lnga):
 
15. ngag speech
16. lag pa arms
17. rkang pa legs
18. rkub anus
19. 'doms genitalia
 
The organ of intellect (yid kyi dbang po):
 
20. yid (Skt. manas) mind
 
The Five Elements ('byung ba lnga)
 
21. sa earth
22. chu water
23. me fire
24. rlung wind
25. nam mkha' space

skyes bu (Skt.) purusha, person
grangs can pa Samkhya, 'enumerators'
nga rgyal ego (Skt. ahamkara)
drang srong ser skya the sage Kapila
rnam 'gyur evolution, modulation, transformation
blo intellect (Skt. buddhi)
gtso bo prakriti