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.
- Review of the four sets of excellent qualities developed on the bodhisattva path, and the types of meditative equipoise and subsequent attainment
- The benefits and attainments of the first bodhisattva ground, “the joyous”
- The benefits and attainments of the second bodhisattva ground, “the stainless”
- The benefits and attainments of the third bodhisattva ground, “the luminous”
Precious Garland 87: Verses 441-446 (download)