Bodhicaryavatara

The recording was completed in the summer of , but it took some time to prepare it for publication and to think about how we could best make it avaible to others. This body of mine I have now given up, Entirely for the pleasure of all who live. What else is there which is as meritorious?

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Bodhicharyavatara

From the moment we genuinely take up This irreversible attitude— The mind that aspires to liberate entirely The 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.

Like this, all those whose minds are clear, And who adopt bodhicitta with inspiration, Will, to ensure that it grows thereafter, Praise it highly in the following way:. At the centre bodhicaryacatara this path lies bodhicitta, the heart of awakening. The recording was completed in the summer ofbut it took some time to prepare it for publication and to think about how we could best make it avaible to others.

In the language of India: Patrul Rinpoche taught Shantideva's text as many as a hundred times. Joyfully I celebrate all the acts of virtue That ease the pains of the lower realms, And rejoice as well when those who suffer Find themselves in states of happiness.

Bodhicaryāvatāra—Chapter 1

Therefore I do not expect this to be of much use to others, And write it only to acquaint it to my mind. The text of the Bodhicharyavatara has ten chapters.

Views Read View source View history. 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. Kashinath created his personal edition in accordance with the rules of Sanskrit prosody, correcting other editions as we progressed in the recording. For if the 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?

Just as the sugatas of former ages, Aroused bodhicitta and then, in stages, Trained themselves in skilful practice, On the genuine path of the bodhisattvas. All other virtues are like the plantain tree: Without proper Tibetan rendering support configured bodhicaryavaatra, you may see other symbols instead of Tibetan script. Patrul Rinpoche said that this text can be explained according to the following prayer for bodhichitta:.

Born into a traditional Brahmin family, he started his Sanskrit training at an early age with his father and grandfather, and later studied the various branches of classical Indian philosophy, including Buddhism, in Varanasi. Understand that, bohicaryavatara stated, Bodhicitta has two aspects: My own body and all that I possess, My past, present and future virtues— I dedicate them all, withholding nothing, To bring about the benefit of beings.

Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. Four Stages Arhat Buddha Bodhisattva. 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.

This last chapter is a beautiful bodhicaryavatata of aspirations, dedicating all the good generated with bodhicitta to the wellbeing of others. May those who insult me to my face, Or cause me harm in any other way, Even those who disparage me in secret, Have the good fortune to awaken. Please support us bodhicaryabatara Patreon. The chapter titles are listed below; the outlines for each chapter are based on the commentary by Khenpo Kunpalcalled Drops of Nectar.

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If boundless merit comes to anyone who, With the bodhicaryavatqra to be of benefit, Has the thought simply to relieve the pain Of those afflicted merely with a headache. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It has ten chapters dedicated to the development of bodhicitta the mind of bodhicaryavqtara through the practice of the six perfections Skt.

Through this, my faith will be strengthened for a while, And I will grow more accustomed to what is virtuous.

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I agree with terms and conditions. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Wikipedia external links cleanup from May Wikipedia spam cleanup from May May the wounds heal quickly and the hearts find peace and strength. This free and well-favoured human form is difficult to obtain. According to this bodhicaryqvatara, the whole text of this book can be divided into four sections, as expressed in this prayer.

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