Part of a series of teachings by Geshe Jampa Tegchok on Nagarjuna’s A Precious Garland of Advice to a King given at Sravasti Abbey in 2006.
- All things are empty and without inherent existence (ultimate truth)
- They still do exist in a conventional manner (relative truth)
- The precious human birth is superior to precious gems
01 Precious Garland with Geshe Jampa Tegchok (download)
Khensur Jampa Tegchok
Born in 1930, Khensur Jampa Tegchok was a Geshe Lharampa and the former abbot of Sera-je Monastic University. He became a monk at the age of eight and studied all of the major Buddhist treatises at Sera-je before fleeing his homeland of Tibet in 1959. His book "Transforming the Heart: The Buddhist Way to Joy and Courage" is a commentary on "The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas" and describes the bodhisattva path. He is also the author of "Insight into Emptiness." He passed away in October, 2014.