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Meditating on emptiness

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 2008.

  • How to meditate on emptiness
  • Person and phenomena lack existence by they own nature
  • First point: ascertaining object of negation
  • Second point: ascertaining necessity to be same or different from the aggregates
  • To attain liberation practice analytic and stabilizing meditation on selflessness plus accumulate merit

09 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.