Fourfold Dedication/Application

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(cattāri padhānāni, catvāri pradhānāni), exertion, 四正勤、四正断はpahāna, prahānaと誤解した誤訳、断のみでなく始、増もあるため:four severing/elimination is mistranslation from mistaking padhāna/pradhāna for pahāna/prahāna, because there are "starting, increasing." are 1) not to create unborn unwholesome dhammas (dharmas) (not starting bad karma), 2) to forsake unwholesome dhammas already born (eliminating bad karma), 3) to create unborn wholesome dhammas (starting good karma), and 4) to increase wholesome dhammas already born (increasing existing good karma).