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English translation of the Bodhisattvacharyavatara—A Guide to the continuation of our programme to present, in English translation, works of Buddhist. [Bodhicaryavatara. English]. A guide to the Bodhisattva way of life: Bodhicaryavatara / by. Santideva; translated from the Sanskrit and Tibetan by Vesna A. Discourses on Bodhicharyavatara (An English Translation) – Kindle edition by His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama, Parmananda Sharma. Download it once and.

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Privacy policy About Rigpa Wiki Disclaimers. His Holiness the Dalai Lama said:. There are ten translations of Indian commentaries that are included in the Tibetan Tengyur. All other virtues are like the plantain tree: For if bodhicahryavatara simple wish to benefit others Surpasses offerings made before the buddhas, What need is there to mention striving For the welfare of all without exception?

I therefore have no thought that this might be of benefit to bodhicharavatara I wrote it only to habituate my mind. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche said:.

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Just like a great inferno at the ends of time, It annihilates terrible misdeeds in but an instant. Most commentaries also include an introduction that establishes the context and background for the text. My faith will thus be strengthened for a little while, That I might grow accustomed to this virtuous way. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Wikipedia external links cleanup from May Wikipedia spam cleanup from May Four Engllish Arhat Buddha Bodhisattva.

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According to this view, the whole text of this book can be divided into four sections, as expressed in this prayer. If even those who do good deeds as repayment For past favours are worthy of some praise, What need is there to mention bodhichargavatara bodhisattvas, Whose perfect actions are carried out unbidden? This section contains Tibetan script. With your wisdom and generosity we feel safe. Please support bodhicharyyavatara on Patreon. His Holiness the Dalai Lama advises:.


Part of a series on. This commentary is intended for a general audience and it explains basic Buddhist concepts in simple terms that can be englsh understood. Retrieved from ” http: It is included among the so-called ” thirteen great texts “, which form the core of the curriculum in most shedras and on which Khenpo Shenga provided commentaries.

With these verses the Bodhicharyavatara begins. From the moment we genuinely take up This irreversible attitude— The mind that aspires to liberate entirely Englisy infinite realms of beings, From then on, even while asleep, Or during moments of inattention, A plentiful, unceasing force of merit Will arise, equal to the vastness of the sky.

From the moment we genuinely take up This irreversible attitude— The mind that aspires to liberate entirely The infinite realms of beings. Without proper Tibetan rendering support configuredyou may see other symbols instead of Tibetan script. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche said:. Theatre of the Mind But also, a sense of fragility.

The Autobiography of Arai Hakuseki c. Thank you Ringu Tulku Rinpoche to guide us in this quest. This page was last modified on 22 Aprilat I feel very grateful to Rinpoche and everybody who joins here. There are those who offer meals occasionally, and to just a few; Their gifts, which are no more than food, are made in just a moment, And with disrespect, to bring nourishment for merely half a day— And yet such people are honoured by the world as virtuous. The text of the Bodhicharyavatara has ten chapters.

To bring an end as well to their delusion— What other virtue is comparable to this? Contemplating wisely throughout the ages, The mighty buddhas have seen its great benefit: May Learn how and when to remove this template message.

The name of this commentary is:. For Western students who are non-Buddhists, or who may be new to Buddhismbut who do not yet have a teacher and may not have a clear understanding of Buddhist concepts such as karma and interdependencea commentary obdhicharyavatara as Pema Chodron’s No Time to Lose may be the most suitable introduction bodhichryavatara this text. To generate Bodhicitta in myself as much as possible probably will change many concepts and certitudes. The text begins with a chapter describing the benefits of the wish to reach enlightenment.


Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. This translation was then revised twice, first by Rinchen ZangpoShakya Lodro and Dharmashribhadra in the tenth century, and then by Ngok Loden Sherab and Sumatikirti in the eleventh century.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Patrul Rinpoche said that this text can be explained according to the following prayer for bodhichitta:. Rinpoche will soon start his teachings for the Online Shedra on the first chapter of the Bodhicharavatara.

There are also two guides to meditating on the Bodhicharyavatara: Through this, my faith will be strengthened for a while, And I will grow more accustomed to what is virtuous. To those who go in bliss, and the dharmakaya they possess, and all their heirs, To all those worthy of respect, I reverently bow. According to the scriptures, I shall now briefly describe The practice of the Bodhisattva discipline.

This source of joy for engglish who wander in existence, This elixir that heals the sufferings of all beings, This priceless jewel within the mind— How could such merit ever be evaluated? That it helps the boundless multitude of beings Easily to gain the highest states of bliss.