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Chapter 5: Verses 405-412

Chapter 5: Verses 405-412

Chapter 5: The practices of the Bodhisattva. What is to be abandoned and what is to be adopted. Part of a series of talks on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King.

    • Continued explanation of the 57 faults to be abandoned
        Review of faults 1-10
      1. 11. Haughtiness
      1. 12. Fury
      1. 13. Arrogance
      1. 14. Heedlessness
      1. 15. The seven types of pride
        1. 1. Pride
        1. 2. Presumptive pride
        1. 3. Pride beyond pridefulness
        1. 4. The conceit of thinking I am
        1. 5. Conceited pride
        1. 6. Erroneous pride
      1. 7. The pride of inferiority

Precious Garland 74: Verses 405-412 (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.