Zopa is translated as patience, tolerance, or endurance. Inherent in zopa is a feeling of positive disgust, or renunciation, that comes from knowing the negative results of anger.
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
from the book Light Comes Through: Buddhist Teachings on Awakening to Our Natural Intelligence
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