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[[Image:KhenpoSonamTobdenAndGyurme.jpg|thumb|450px|Khenpo [[Sönam Tobden]] and Gyurmé, the translator]]
  
Andreas Kretschmar's translation of the first five chapters of ''Drops of Nectar'', Khenpo Kunpal’s Commentary on Shantideva’s ''Entering the Conduct of the Bodhisattvas'' is available as PDF at http://www.kunpal.com (free download, includes Tibetan of commentary as [[Wylie]] text)
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This page presents<br>
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—the overview of all the available MP3 recordings of teachings given by Khenpo [[Sönam Tobden]] on [[Khenpo Kunpal]]'s commentary of the [[Bodhicharyavatara]], entitled ''[[Drops of Nectar|The Nectar of Manjushri's Speech]]'', as well as<br>
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—recommended additional study material for this text.
  
== Khenpo Sönam Tobden's teaching MP3's ==
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The recordings were made during [[Rigpa Shedra]] East 2006/2007 in [[Pharping]], Nepal. Khenpo teaches in Tibetan. The recordings contain English translation by Gyurmé.
  
Prologue, Introduction<br>
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[[Image:PharpingShedraClass.jpg|thumb|450px|The Rigpa Shedra East class in [[Pharping]], Nepal]]
* ''online soon'' [http://www.rigpawiki/wiki/Media/Audio/20061208PH1000ST.MP3 20061208PH1000ST.MP3]
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Prologue, Introduction, how the dharma is taught by a learned master<br>
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The teachings were completed on the 4th of April 2007.
* ''online soon'' [http://www.rigpawiki/wiki/Media/Audio/20061209PH1000ST.MP3 20061209PH1000ST.MP3]
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Prologue, Introduction, an explanation of the title of the treatise<br>
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==Overview of Recorded Teachings==
* ''online soon'' [http://www.rigpawiki/wiki/Media/Audio/20061211PH1000ST.MP3 20061211PH1000ST.MP3]
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''O sublime and precious bodhichitta,''<br>
Chapter 1, The Excellence and Benefits of Bodhicitta<br>
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''May it arise in those in whom it has not arisen;''
* ''online soon'' [http://www.rigpawiki/wiki/Media/Audio/20061212PH1000ST.MP3 20061212PH1000ST.MP3]
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Chapter 1, Benefits of Bodhichitta by means of examples, the example of the fires at the end of time<br>
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Introduction and Chapter 1: The Benefits of Bodhichitta (MP3)]]
* '''online''' [http://www.rigpawiki/wiki/Media/Audio/20061213PH1000ST.MP3 20061213PH1000ST.MP3]
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 2: Confessing Negativity (MP3)]]
Chapter 2, Confession
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 3: The Thorough Adoption of Bodhichitta (MP3)]]
* ''online soon'' [http://www.rigpawiki/wiki/Media/Audio/20061214PH1000ST.MP3 20061214PH1000ST.MP3]
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''May it never decline where it has arisen''
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 4: Carefulness (MP3)]]
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 5: Vigilance (MP3)]]
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 6: Patience (MP3)]]
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''But go on increasing, further and further!''
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 7: Diligence (MP3)]]
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 8: Meditative Concentration (MP3)]]
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 9: Wisdom (MP3)]]
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''Dedication''
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* [[Khenpo Kunpal - Bodhicharyavatara - Chapter 10: Dedication (MP3)]]
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==Additional Study Material==
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*{{LH|topics/bodhicharyavatara|Bodhicharyavatara Series on Lotsawa House}}
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*Andreas Kretschmar's translation of the first five chapters of ''Drops of Nectar'', [[Khenpo Kunpal]]’s commentary on [[Shantideva]]’s ''Entering the Conduct of the Bodhisattvas'' is available as PDF at http://www.kunpal.com (free download, includes Tibetan of commentary as [[Wylie]] text)
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*The [http://www.songtsen.org/F/padmakara/apropos.php Padmakara Translation Group] has published a complete English and French translation of [[Khenpo Kunpal]]'s commentary: ''Nectar of Manjushri's Speech—A Detailed Commentary on Shantideva's Way of the Bodhisattva'', Shambhala Publications 2007, ISBN 159030439X , see [http://www.wisdom-books.com/ProductDetail.asp?PID=16763 Wisdom-books].
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*For chapter 9, Wisdom, there is a translation of Khenpo Kunpal's commentary available in ''Wisdom: Two Buddhist Commentaries'', Editions Padmakara, ISBN 2-906949-22-1 . In addition to the translation of ''The Nectar of Manjushri's speech'', this edition contains the commentary ''The Brilliant Torch Illuminating the Ultimate Nature of Profound Interdependent Origination'' by Minyak Kunzang Sönam: see [http://www.wisdom-books.com/ProductDetail.asp?PID=15130 Wisdom-books].
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*''Practicing Wisdom'' is a commentary by the Dalai Lama on Shantideva's chapter 9 on wisdom from the ''Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life'', drawing on contrasting [[Nyingma]] and [[Gelug]] school viewpoints using the same two commentaries as in ''Wisdom: Two Commentaries'', Wisdom Publications, ISBN 0861711823 , see [http://www.wisdom-books.com/ProductDetail.asp?PID=14763 Wisdom-books].
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[[Category:Bodhicharyavatara]]
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[[Category:MP3 Library]]

Latest revision as of 01:17, 13 January 2013

Khenpo Sönam Tobden and Gyurmé, the translator

This page presents
—the overview of all the available MP3 recordings of teachings given by Khenpo Sönam Tobden on Khenpo Kunpal's commentary of the Bodhicharyavatara, entitled The Nectar of Manjushri's Speech, as well as
—recommended additional study material for this text.

The recordings were made during Rigpa Shedra East 2006/2007 in Pharping, Nepal. Khenpo teaches in Tibetan. The recordings contain English translation by Gyurmé.

The Rigpa Shedra East class in Pharping, Nepal

The teachings were completed on the 4th of April 2007.

Overview of Recorded Teachings

O sublime and precious bodhichitta,
May it arise in those in whom it has not arisen;

May it never decline where it has arisen

But go on increasing, further and further!

Dedication

Additional Study Material

  • Andreas Kretschmar's translation of the first five chapters of Drops of Nectar, Khenpo Kunpal’s commentary on Shantideva’s Entering the Conduct of the Bodhisattvas is available as PDF at http://www.kunpal.com (free download, includes Tibetan of commentary as Wylie text)
  • The Padmakara Translation Group has published a complete English and French translation of Khenpo Kunpal's commentary: Nectar of Manjushri's Speech—A Detailed Commentary on Shantideva's Way of the Bodhisattva, Shambhala Publications 2007, ISBN 159030439X , see Wisdom-books.
  • For chapter 9, Wisdom, there is a translation of Khenpo Kunpal's commentary available in Wisdom: Two Buddhist Commentaries, Editions Padmakara, ISBN 2-906949-22-1 . In addition to the translation of The Nectar of Manjushri's speech, this edition contains the commentary The Brilliant Torch Illuminating the Ultimate Nature of Profound Interdependent Origination by Minyak Kunzang Sönam: see Wisdom-books.
  • Practicing Wisdom is a commentary by the Dalai Lama on Shantideva's chapter 9 on wisdom from the Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, drawing on contrasting Nyingma and Gelug school viewpoints using the same two commentaries as in Wisdom: Two Commentaries, Wisdom Publications, ISBN 0861711823 , see Wisdom-books.