“The prerequisites of calm abiding:
A) To stay in a favorable place
B) Few desires
D) To completely abandon many activities
E) Pure ethics
F) To completely abandon discursive thoughts of desire”
From OUTLINE of Middle Length Lam-Rim with Trijang Rinpoche’s Additional Outlines by Lama Tsongkhapa (and Trijang Rinpoche). Translated by Philip Quarcoo. Unpublished DRAFT translation (May 2012) by FPMT, Inc. Download the PDF here.