Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Chapter 3: Verses 212-214

Chapter 3: Verses 212-214

Chapter 3: The Collections for Awakening. Part of a series of talks on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King.

  • Further commentary on the syllogism on the emptiness of persons and phenomena
  • What it means to practice method and wisdom in a unified manner
  • The reasons not to be discouraged about accumulating the merit needed to attain awakening

Precious Garland 44: Verses 212-214 (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.