Showing the methods of training the student’s mindstream to make it receptive to a spiritual path. The teachings on Chapter 8 begin at the end of the last talk in Chapter 7, given on November 14, 2013.
- How the afflictions can be abandoned because the objects of afflictions do not truly exist and the causes of the afflictions do not truly exist
- How to contemplate these reasonings to aid in abandoning the afflictions
29 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 177-178 (download)