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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I therefore have no thought that this might be of benefit to others; I wrote it only to habituate my mind.

Bodhicaryāvatāra Series

Part of a series on Buddhism History. From the moment we genuinely take up This irreversible attitude— The mind that aspires to liberate entirely The infinite realms of beings.

To generate Bodhicitta in myself as much as possible probably will change many concepts and certitudes. With these verses the Bodhicharyavatara begins. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

But others who now chance upon my words May profit also, equal to myself in fortune. There are also two guides to meditating on the Bodhicharyavatara: The unsurpassable egnlish born of blissful buddhahood? What else is there which is as meritorious? His Holiness the Dalai Lama said:. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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. The text of the Bodhicharyavatara has ten chapters. Just like a rnglish inferno at the ends of time, It annihilates terrible misdeeds in but an instant.



Patrul Rinpoche said that this text can be explained according to the following prayer for bodhichitta:. Theatre of the Mind Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche said:. I take refuge in those great sources of joy Who bring bliss even to those who harm them. This site uses cookies: Yet how does this compare to those who give Over many ages and to the whole infinity of beings, Constantly engilsh them the fulfilment of their every wish: New York Public Library.

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Privacy policy About Rigpa Wiki Disclaimers. May it arise in those in whom it has not arisen; May it never decline bodhicharyaatara it has arisen; May it go on increasing, further and further!

Here I shall say nothing that has not been said before, And in the art of prosody I have no skill. My faith will thus be strengthened for a little while, That I might grow accustomed to this virtuous way. Most commentaries also include an introduction that establishes bodhiharyavatara context and background for the text.

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To those who go in bliss, and the dharmakaya they possess, and bodhicharyavtara their bodyicharyavatara, To all those worthy of respect, I reverently bow. This page was last modified on 22 Aprilat 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.


But also, a sense of fragility. Do the gods or the great sages? Ringu Tulku Rinpoche said:.

In the language of India: Thank you very much! Understand that, briefly stated, Bodhicitta has two aspects: Thus its benefits are vast beyond all measuring, As the wise Lord Maitreya explained to Sudhana. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Social Twitter Facebook Instagram. All ordinary virtues therefore are forever feeble, Whilst negativity is strong and difficult to bear— But for bodhicharyaavtara mind intent on perfect buddhahood, What other virtue could ever overcome it?

I feel very grateful to Rinpoche and everybody who joins here. If boundless merit comes to anyone who, With the intention to be of benefit, Has the thought simply to relieve the pain Of those afflicted merely with a headache.

Part of a series on. The name of this commentary is:. That it helps the boundless multitude of beings Easily to gain the highest states of bliss. Configurations Men of Maize