Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe begins the teachings on abandoning the belief in permanence by covering Verses 1 to 8 of the root text Chapter 1.
Series: Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe (2013-17)
Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe responds to questions and continues giving commentary on Verses 9 to 16, on coarse and subtle impermanence.
Geshe Thabkhe concludes teaching on Chapter 1 on loosening our attachment to our loved ones in life and also at the time of death.
Geshe Thabkhe responds to questions and continues teaching on Chapter 2, devoted to abandoning erroneous belief in pleasure by meditating on our body.
Geshe Thabkhe gives teachings on abandoning the belief in pleasure and refutes that anything that is pleasure by nature exists.
Geshe Thabkhe continues teaching on the inappropriateness of seeing what is suffering as pleasure, and talks about benefits of the meditation on suffering.
Geshe Thabkhe outlines the discussion between proponents of truly existent pleasure and suffering and those who refute truly existent pleasure and suffering.
Geshe Thabkhe teaches on Chapter 3, on abandoning the view of the cleanliness of the body so as to eliminate craving for sensual pleasures.
Geshe Thabkhe talks about how seeing the impurity of both body and mind will help us reduce attachment to samsara.
Geshe Thabkhe begins teaching on Chapter 4, speaking about the antidote to overcome manifest conceptions of a self and refuting arrogant pride.