Introductory teaching on the life history of Nagarjuna, cyclic existence, karma, bodhicitta, and the meaning of a person.
Series: Nagarjuna's Precious Garland with Geshe Jampa Tegchok
The current series includes Venerable Thubten Chodron’s commentary on Geshe-la’s teachings. The teachings by Geshe-la will be added in the future.
The “garbage mind:” how it keeps returning us to cyclic existence over countless rebirths, and how to renounce it.
Understanding dukkha helps us to cultivate the wish to be free from it.
Looking at inappropriate attention and how it works in our mind, creating attachment and suffering.
The source of suffering is due to our misconceptions in perceiving phenomena.
The relationship between the self and the aggregates.
Understanding unfamiliar concepts in the teaching: the mind, the self, and emptiness of the self.
Ending the 12 links of dependent arising, correcting wrong views in how we perceive a person and self.
Question-and-answer session covering balancing practice of method and wisdom aspects of the path, realizations, purification, self-grasping, and more.
Discussion on topics of emptiness of space, permanence of nirvana, labels, cognizers, enlightenment, nirvana, and others.