The teachings on Chapter 13 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way refute the inherent existence of senses and objects.
- Neither the sense consciousness or sense organs apprehend objects by way of their own entity
- Refuting the true existence of the mental factor of discrimination that discerns sense objects
- Comparing emptiness of inherent existence to seeing things as like illusions and dreams
- Chapter summarizing verse
80 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 320-325 (download)