Lamrim outline: Intermediate

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IV. How to guide students to enlightenment

    A. How to rely on spiritual teachers as the root of the path

    B. Stages for training the mind
      1. Being persuaded to take advantage of our precious human life
      2. How to take advantage of our precious human life
        a. Training our minds in the stages in common with a person of initial motivation—striving for the happiness of future lives
        b. Training our minds in the stages in common with a person of intermediate motivation—striving for liberation from cyclic existence
        c. Training our minds in the stages of a person of higher motivation—striving for enlightenment for the benefit of all sentient beings

The path in common with intermediate level practitioner

b. Training the mind on stages of the path which are in common with a person of intermediate level—striving for liberation from cyclic existence (Contemplating the four noble truths)

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