Chapter 11: Verses 258-262

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The teachings on Chapter 11 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way refute truly existent functional phenomena by refuting truly existent time.

  • Refuting the view of a substantially existent future
  • The absurd consequences that would result from a substantially existent future
  • If the future exists in a substantial way there would be no reason to restrain from non-virtuous actions

64 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 258-262 (download)

64 Aryadeva's 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way with Ven. Chodron 07-24-14

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