Illusion-like appearances

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Part of a series of teachings on Essence of Refined Gold by the Third Dalai Lama, Gyalwa Sonam Gyatso. The text is a commentary on Songs of Experience by Lama Tsongkhapa.

  • How a conceptual understanding of emptiness leads to a direct realization
  • Why emptiness and dependent arising are non-contradictory
  • The ways in which phenomena are like illusions yet still exist
  • Importance of understanding what illusion-like appearances are
  • Conditions necessary for the middle-way view of emptiness to arise
  • Importance of understanding what illusion-like appearances are not

Essence of Refined Gold 67 (download)

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