Intermediate Motivation

(1) Recognizing and generating the wish for liberation

  • Contemplating true suffering and true cause
  • Contemplating the twelve links of dependent arising
  • The measure of the medium scope practitioner

(2) The nature of the path to liberation

  • The kind of base from which one attains liberation
  • The kind of meditation path from which one attains liberation

Source: Yangsi Rinpoche. Practicing the Path: A Commentary on the Lamrim Chenmo. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2003.