Refuting views that assert the elements of the body are the substantial cause of the mental defilements also the definition of the truth of suffering.
Author Archive | Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe
Through logical reasoning it is shown that the physical body cannot be the substantial cause of the mind.
The logical refutations of incorrect ideas of how the mental afflictions and suffering arise and proving the correct causes.
How the sixteen aspects of the four truths contradict the sixteen distorted ideas.
Explanation of the section of the Pramanavarttika on identifying the sixteen distorted ideas about the four truths.
Explanation of the reverse system establishing the Buddha as an authority from the Pramanvarttika. Also ascertaining the number and order of the four truths.
Verse 146 of the Pramanavarttika, forward and reverse systems establishing the Buddha as an authority.
Verses 145 and 146 of the Pramanavarttika, including compassion as the proof of Buddha as a “savior.”
Verses 139-145 of the Pramanavarttika, including the three special qualities of a Buddha’s abandonment of the two obstacles.
Verses 134-139 of the Pramanavarttika, including the Buddha’s complete clarity about the flaws and good qualities of objects.