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.

Author: Moogukazahn Fer
Country: Burma
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Spiritual
Published (Last): 21 June 2016
Pages: 499
PDF File Size: 12.51 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.3 Mb
ISBN: 223-3-52186-380-3
Downloads: 36654
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Arazahn

Part of a series on. This page was last modified on 22 Aprilat They bear their fruit, and then they are no more. Configurations Men of Maize Pather Panchali Jagari Mahayana texts 8th-century Indian books. With these verses the Bodhicharyavatara begins. This free and well-favoured human form is difficult to obtain.

My faith will thus be strengthened for a little while, That I might grow accustomed to this virtuous way. 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.

For if the simple wish to benefit others Surpasses offerings made before the bodhicharyavataga, What need is there to mention striving For the welfare of all without exception? Englosh source of joy for all 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?

From the moment we genuinely take up This irreversible attitude— The mind that aspires to liberate entirely The bodhicharyavatarra 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. The name of this commentary is:. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Khenpo Appey gives the following advice for serious dharma students who already have a teacher and who are already grounded in basic Buddhist concepts such as karma and interdependence:.


A thought such as this—wanting for bodhixharyavatara What they do not wish for even for themselves— Is an extraordinary and precious state of mind, And its neglish a marvel unlike any other! They long for happiness, but foolishly Destroy it, as if it were their enemy.

What friend is there who does as much? By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

I feel very grateful to Rinpoche and everybody who bodhicharyavatwra here.

You must be logged in to post a comment. His Holiness the Dalai Lama advises:. Retrieved from ” https: It has ten chapters dedicated to the development of bodhicitta the mind of enlightenment through the practice of the six perfections Skt. Views Read Edit View history. Translated by Adam Pearcey, There are ten translations of Indian commentaries that are included in the Tibetan Tengyur.

Bodhicaryāvatāra Series | Lotsawa House

For students who have a teacher, they should follow the advice of their teacher. The Autobiography of Arai Hakuseki c. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche said:.


You can download the study text here. Please improve this article by removing excessive or inappropriate external links, and bodhicharyavatarra useful links where appropriate into footnote references. I therefore have no thought that this might be of benefit to others; I wrote it only to habituate my mind.

To those who go in bliss, and the dharmakaya they possess, and all their heirs, To all those worthy bodhichharyavatara respect, I reverently bow. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.

The Bodhicharyavatara chapter 1

May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Rinpoche will soon start his teachings for the Online Shedra on the first chapter of the Bodhicharavatara.

Patrul Rinpoche taught Shantideva’s text as many as a hundred times. We can now start reading the first chapter of the root text, which is in English translation The Way of the Bodhisattvaand bodhichadyavatara first chapter of the commentary transcript by Rinpoche. To generate Bodhicitta in myself as much as possible probably will change many concepts and certitudes.

If you find this site useful, please consider helping us to achieve our goal of translating more classic works from the Buddhist tradition and making them freely available.

Last modified: April 21, 2020