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Chapter 3: Verses 292-300

Chapter 3: Verses 292-300

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

  • The 25 special qualities that arise from collecting merit and wisdom, numbers 17-25
  • The causes and effects of the six super-knowledges
  • The four conditions needed to work for sentient beings in a vast way
  • The uniform awareness of suchness should be moistened by compassion
  • The bodhisattva’s unshakable resolve

Precious Garland 60: Verses 292-300 (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.