Chapter 5: Verse 440

Chapter 5: The practices of the Bodhisattva. What is to be abandoned and what is to be adopted. Part of a series of talks on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King.

  • General overview of the bodhisattva paths and grounds
  • Types of meditative equipoise and subsequent attainment for aryas on the hearer and bodhisattva paths
  • The four sets of excellent qualities developed on the bodhisattva grounds
  • The twelve qualities that increase as an arya progresses through the grounds
  • The ability on each ground to purify different levels of defilements
  • The perfections that is brought to a superior level of excellence on each ground
  • The ripening rebirth that a bodhisattva can take on each ground

Precious Garland 86: Verses 438-439 (download)

86 Nagarjuna's Precious Garland: Verse 440 01-12-17

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