Chapters 3-4: Verses 75-85

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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.

  • The body as an example of samsara: impermanent, unclean, suffering, and dependent on causes and conditions
  • Refuting arrogance based on power and wealth
  • Protecting others or exercising violence toward others is not a religious activity or a reason for becoming arrogant

Questions and answers

  • Why overcoming attachment is more important than overcoming anger from Aryadeva’s point of view?
  • Does karma produce external environment?
  • Untainted pleasure through direct realization of emptiness
  • Is there anything that is a definitive cause of desire?
10 Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe 07-13-13

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