Antidotes to the disturbing emotions that steal our happiness and lead only to suffering. Venerable Thubten Chodron gave additional talks on this chapter of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way at the Kurukulla Center in Boston, Massachusetts, from March 29-30, 2014.
- The afflictions of desire and anger steal happiness and lead to future suffering
- What causes desire and anger to arise, how they affect the mind and lead to negative actions
- How the Prasangika Madhyamaka school and the lower tenet systems differ in their view of ignorance and the afflictions
19 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 131-135 (download)