Chapter 7: Verses 158-165

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The teachings on Chapter 7 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way explore the reasons and methods for giving up attachment to the fleeting pleasures of cyclic existence.

  • The reasonings used to abandon wasted effort at getting the objects of attachment, which will effortlessly disintegrate
  • How to view precious human rebirths as temporary steps to liberation and not to seek them for continued worldly pleasure

26 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 158-165 (download)

26 Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way with Ven. Chodron 10-31-13

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