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.
- What the self-centered thought is and how it relates to the self-sufficient substantially existent person and the inherently existent person
- Explanation of a passage from The Meaning of Life by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on how self-grasping ignorance produces afflictions
- Two levels of self-centeredness and the difference between grasping at “I” and “mine”
44 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Self and emptiness (download)