Deluded mental states that block the attainment of liberation and enlightenment. They are: the grosser kind, called disturbing-thought obscurations or obscurations to liberation, and the subtle obscurations, the imprints left when those are purified, called obscurations to knowledge or obscurations to enlightenment.
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