What Students Can Bear

Nagarjuna-232Just as grammarians
begin with reading the alphabet,
the Buddha teaches doctrines
that students can bear.

To some, he teaches doctrines
for the reversal of sin;
to some, those to win merit;
to some, doctrines based on duality.

To some, he teaches doctrines based on nonduality.
To some, the profound, frightening to the fearful,
having an essence of emptiness and compassion,
the means of achieving highest enlightenment.

—Arya Nagarjuna, Ratnāvalī (IV.94-96)

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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