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Shantideva's guide to the Bodhisattva's way of life : how to enjoy a life of great meaning and altruism

Author: Śāntideva; Kelsang Gyatso
Publisher: Ulverston : Tharpa, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Guidelines on how to live a more compassionate way of life by becoming a Bodhisattva, which leads to ultimate happiness for ourselves and others.

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Śāntideva; Kelsang Gyatso
ISBN: 0948006897 9780948006890 0948006889 9780948006883
OCLC Number: 51621991
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. An explanation of the benefits of Bodhichitta --
2. Purifying negativity --
3. Generating engaging Bodhichitta --
4. Relying upon conscientiousness --
5. Guarding alertness --
6. Relying upon patience --
7. Relying upon effort --
8. Relying upon mental stabilization --
9. The perfection of wisdom --
10. Dedication.
Other Titles: Guide to the Bodhisattva's way of life.
Responsibility: translation from Tibetan into English by Neil Elliot under the guidance of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

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