Chapter 2: Verses 158-171

Chapter 2: An interwoven explanation of the causes and effects of higher rebirth and highest good. Part of a series of talks on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King.

  • The body is impure and filled with foul substances but we don’t see it for what it is
  • The distorted conceptions of the body provoke the disturbing emotions which motivate negative actions
  • If you meditate on the foul nature of the body, there will be a decrease in lust
  • How attachment to others’ bodies interferes with the three higher trainings
  • The negative karma of hunting and its results

Precious Garland 39: Verses 158-171 (download)

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