Recollection of the Dharmas of the Path
A Rosary of thirty-eight Points of Instruction
Remembering the Blessedness of the Human State, ever contemplate the fact of Impermanence. Thence contemplate
- the Wheel of Transmigration, aswell as Action and its Result.
Four Seals of the Dharma
All Compounded things are Impermanent, Suffering and Devoid of self.The Coming to Rest of all conditions is Peace, Nirvana - the Supreme State.
Four Noble Truths
Suffering, the Cause of suffering, the Cessation of suffering and the Path to thecessation of suffering. These Four Noble Truths should ever be contemplated bythe wise and intelligent.
Friendliness, Compassion, Sympathetic Joy and Equanimity - these four Holy Abodes should be practised towards all sentient beings.
The two Accumulations, Bodhicitta and Emptiness
Thus while fulfilling the accumulations of virtue and wisdom, one should dulyGenerate the Mind of Enlightenment and thence cultivate the understanding of Emptiness.
fourfold statement on Emptiness
"That which is Dependent Origination is here declared to be Emptiness,That is Dependent Designation and That Itself is the Middle Way."
characterisation of Ultimate Reality (tattva)
"Directly and Independently Intuited, Quiescent, Untouched by conceptual proliferation, Devoid of distinctions and multiplicity - thus is Reality defined."
The practice of the Bodhisattva
Thus Contemplating the Nature of Reality, the Bodhisattva, an Abode of Compassion, should proceed Delighted and Contented on the Path of Enlightenment, ever doing Virtuous Actions for the Welfare of all Sentient Beings.
The Six Perfections
Generosity, Virtue, Endurance, Strength, Meditation and Wisdom - these six,taken to Perfection, are what constitute the Practice (
) of the Bodhisattvas.