Chapter 4: Royal Policy: Instructions on the Practices of a Monarch. Nagarjuna gives practical advice for leaders that is also applicable to individual practitioners. Part of a series of talks on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King.
- To attain full awakening the universal vehicle teachings are needed
- Why the universal vehicle teachings should be considered the words of the Buddha
- How the Buddha was skillful and taught according to the disposition of the people
- Advice to the king to become a monastic if unable to live and rule according to the Dharma
Precious Garland 72: Verses 392-400 (download)