Geshe Tenzin Chodrak (Dadul Namgyal)
Venerable Thubten Chodron

Difference between natural nirvana and actual nirvana

(Dadul Namgyal) gave a lecture that is part of a series based on ’s Bodhisattvacharyavatara, with references to Gyaltsab Rinchen’s outline and Abbot Dragpa Gyaltsen’s commentary.

Disproving the five arguments put forward by realists, Verses 13 and 14ab state that is not the same as actual nirvana.

Verses 14cd and 15ab explain that if the causes of have ceased, it will not return.

Verses 15cd and 16 refute the Cittamātra (Yogācāra) school’s argument that could not be seen by a non-inherently existent .


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