Chapters 12-13: Verses 299-301

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The teachings on Chapter 12 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way refute wrong views on the nature of reality.

  • How people cling to wrong views because they are attached to what is familiar
  • Those who seek liberation should adopt valid teachings on non-harm and emptiness
  • Beginning of Chapter 13 on refuting truly existent sense organs and objects
    • Refuting that a sense consciousness directly perceives an object that is inherently existent
    • Reflecting on a how a cup has a bunch of attributes, but none of them are the cup

73 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 299-301 (download)

73 Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way with Ven. Chodron 10-02-14

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