Chapter 11: Refuting truly existent time

Introduction to the chapter: Part 1

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The teachings on Chapter 11 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way refute truly existent functional phenomena by refuting truly existent time.

  • Background on the Buddhist view of time to set the stage for Chapter 11
  • The Madhyamaka view of future, present, and past
  • How the three times are functional phenomena
  • What it means for phenomena to arise, abide, and cease

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