Chapter 10: Refuting misconceptions of the self

Verses 227-235

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These teachings refute truly existent phenomena as well as the self. The teachings on Chapter 10 of Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way begin at the end of the last talk in Chapter 9, given on May 22, 2014.

  • Refuting non-Buddhist assertions of a permanent self
  • Refuting a permanent self that is male or female and a permanent self that becomes liberated
  • If there is no permanent self, how can there be memory of previous events or past lives?

56 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 227-235 (download)

56 Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way with Ven. Chodron 05-29-14

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