The teachings on Chapter 4 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way focus on recognizing pride, contemplating its disadvantages, and learning its antidotes.
- The wise regard pride as an enemy
- Pride can blind us to others’ positive qualities
- Fame brings no benefit, so why be proud
- The importance of distinguishing self-confidence from pride
33 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Review of chapter 4 (download)