Bodhicharyavatara

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Shantideva's classic guide to the Bodhisattva's way of life.

Outline

The text has ten chapters:

1. The Excellence of Bodhichitta
2. Confession
3. Commitment/Full Acceptance
4. Carefulness/Conscientiousness
5. Vigilance/Awareness
6. Patience
7. Diligence
8. Meditation
9. Wisdom
10. Dedication

Translations

English

  • The Way of the Bodhisattva: A Translation of the Bodhicharyavatara, translated by the Padmakara Translation Group, Shambhala Publications, 2003, ISBN: 1590300572
  • A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life, translated by Vesna and Alan Wallace, Snow Lion Publications, 1997, ISBN: 1559390611
  • A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, translated by Stephen Batchelor, LTWA, ISBN: 8185102597

French

  • La Marche Vers L’Éveil, Éditions Padmakara, 1991/2, ISBN : 2-906949-03-5

German

  • Ernst Steinkellner: Eintritt in das Leben zur Erleuchtung, München: Eugen Diederichs Verlag 1981

Commentaries

  • A Flash of Lightning in the Dark of Night: A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, HH the Dalai Lama, Shambhala, 1994, ISBN: 0877739714

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