Chapter 1: Verses 82-86

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.

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    • Refuting an inherently existent self through the fivefold and sevenfold reasonings
    • All the points of the sevenfold analysis boil down to the self and aggregates not being inherently one or inherently separate
    • Refuting the inherent existence of the four elements
    • Because the elements are mutually dependent they cannot exist inherently
    • The fact that Nagarjuna teaches about causality shows the he believes in dependent existence, not that things are totally nonexistent

    Precious Garland 24: Verses 82-86 (download)

    24 Nagarjuna's Precious Garland 10-15-15

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