Chapter 4: Verses 370-381

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.

  • Reasons why some don’t see the Bodhisattva Vehicle as admirable
  • The faults of disparaging the Mahayana Vehicle and teachings
  • Undergoing the relatively small suffering of the bodhisattva path leads to great benefits
  • Exerting yourself and giving up small pleasures to achieve great happiness
  • There is nothing to dislike or deride in the Mahayana teachings
  • The Bodhisattva Vehicle scriptures are the word of the Buddha
  • All the bodhisattva practices can be subsumed in the six perfections

Precious Garland 70: Verses 370-381 (download)

70 Nagarjuna's Precious Garland Verses 370-381 09-15-16

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