Parting from the Four Attachments, structure

Standard

The first three lines of Parting from the Four Attachments have this structure:

a ཞེན་ན b

If you are attached to a then b. However the b phrase in this case actually has the structure: c not which we interpret as not c. Therefore the whole structure of the first three lines becomes if you are attached to a then you do not have c.

This if/then structure is created by verb

The syntactic rules for this are:

S := a ཞེན་ན b

b := c not/without

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