Steps on the Path to Enlightenment, Vol. 5 - Table of Contents

A Commentary on Tsongkhapa’s Lamrim Chenmo. Volume 5: Insight

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Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Editor’s Preface
Technical Note


1 Why Insight Is Needed
2 Relying on Definitive Sources
3 The Stages of Entering into Reality
4 Misidentifying the Object to Be Negated
5 Dependent Arising and Emptiness
6 Rational Analysis
7 Valid Establishment
8 Conventional Existence
9 Production Is Not Negated
10 Not Negating Enough
11 The Actual Object to Be Negated
12 Qualifying the Object of Negation
13 Misinterpretations of the Svātantrika/Prāsaṅgika Distinction
14 Refuting Misinterpretations of the Svātantrika/ Prāsaṅgika Distinction
15 Our Interpretation of the Svātantrika/Prāsaṅgika Distinction
16 Our Critique of Svātantrika Does Not Hurt Our Own Arguments
17 Analyzing a Chariot
18 The Person Lacks Inherent Nature
19 The Person Appears Like an Illusion
20 Objects Lack Inherent Nature
21 Eliminating Obstructions
22 Insight Requires Analysis
23 Cultivating Insight in Meditation
24 Uniting Śamatha and Vipaśyanā
25 Summary and Conclusion

Appendix: Outline of the Text