Chapter 15: Verses 351-359

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Part of a series of teachings on Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way given on an annual basis by Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe from 2013-2017.

  • Refuting the assertion that products exist inherently because their characteristics exist inherently
  • A cause not existing at the time of the effect cannot be produced by way of its own entity
  • Refuting inherently existent production by examining the time of production
  • Does one thing turning into another confirm inherently existent production?
  • Refuting inherently existent production, duration and disintegration
  • Refuting by examining dependence of the product on causes and conditions
  • Refutation by examining if production exists after, before or simultaneously with the product
  • Refuting inherently existent production by examining if it truly exists in the present, future, or past
  • Production and disintegration are merely labeled phenomena
53 Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe Verses 351-359 10-23-17

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