The teachings on Chapter 8 of Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way show the methods of training the student’s mindstream to make it receptive to a spiritual path.
- Why mental afflictions can be abandoned, and the importance of meditating on emptiness to eliminate them
- Why even a doubt that things don’t exist as they appear has great benefit
- The importance of correctly understanding how samsara arises, and refuting the three wrong views of how it arises
37 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 179-183 (download)