Chapter 1: Verses 14-19

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Chapter 1 addresses what to abandon and what to practice to attain upper rebirth and highest good. Part of a series of talks on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King.

  • The three kinds of karmic results: fruitional, causally concordant and environmental
  • The causally concordant results experienced for each of the nonvirtues
  • Two ways to reflect on the results of actions to change our behavior
  • The causally concordant results of the three mental pathways of nonvirtue and using intoxicants
  • Why the causally concordant result of having similar actions, habit, is the most deadly of all results
  • The environmental results of the nonvirtues
  • The relationship between the strength of the action and the fruitional result, the realm of rebirth
  • The results of virtuous karma

Precious Garland 05: Verses 14-19 (download)

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