Dagri Rinpoche teaches on the stages of the path to awakening and the life of Lama Tsongkhapa.
Series: In Praise of Dependent Origination with Dagri Rinpoche (2017)
Part of a series of teachings by eminent Lama and Geshe Lharampa Dagri Rinpoche on the text In Praise of Dependent Origination by Lama Tsongkhapa held at Sravasti Abbey in 2017.
Dagri Rinpoche teaches on causal dependence and gives commentary on Verses 1-3 of “In Praise of Dependent Origination.”
Dagri Rinpoche teaches on verses 4-8, emphasizing the importance of understanding dependent origination to attain liberation.
Dagri Rinpoche teaches on how dependent arising and emptiness are not contradictory, and why dependent origination is the king of reasonings.
Dagri Rinpoche teaches on verses 15-21, on how dependent origination relates to our Buddha nature and the nature of the mind.
Going beyond the views of lower Buddhist philosophical tenet systems that assert both dependent arising and inherent existence.
How the Buddha’s teachings are peerless due to conveying the wisdom of dependent arising that is not found in any other tradition.
Emphasizing the importance of study and the way dependent arising can help us cultivate very firm compassion.
The hardships Buddha underwent to benefit sentient beings, and the powerful effect of contemplating the qualities of enlightened body, speech, and mind.
The way Lama Tsongkhapa found clarity on the Buddhas teachings through commentaries by Nagarjuna and Chandrakirti.