Chapter 1: Upper rebirth and highest good

Introduction and Verse 1

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Chapter 1 addresses what to abandon and what to practice to attain upper rebirth and highest good. Part of a series of talks on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King.

  • Overview of the text and the topics of each chapter
  • The six texts in Nagarjuna’s Collection of the Middle Way Reasoning and putting Precious Garland in the context of his works
  • Nagarjuna’s texts use two ways to explain emptiness and refute inherent existence
  • Explanation of the homage and praise
  • How the text fulfills our own purpose and the purpose of others

Precious Garland 01: Introduction and Verse 1 (download)

01 Nagarjuna's Precious Garland: Introduction & Verse 1 04-30-15


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