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A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life

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In the whole of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition there is no single treatise more deeply revered or widely practiced than A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. Composed in the eighth century by the Indian Bodhisattva Santideva, it became an instant classic in the curricula of the Buddhist monastic universities of India, and its renown has grown ever since. Santideva presents methods to harmonize one's life with the Bodhisattva ideal and inspires the reader to cultivate the perfections of the Bodhisattva--generosity, ethics, patience, zeal, meditative concentration and wisdom.

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Composed in India in the eighth century, this work is an outstanding presentation of the Six Perfections, by which one may harmonize one's own life with the Bodhisattva ideal. It became an instant classic in the curricula of the Buddhist monastic universities of India, and its renown has grown ever since. This new translation marks the first time the Sanskrit original and the canonical Tibetan can be compared in a single work.

Synopsis:

Offers insight upon insight as to the way a life should be led.'--Library Journal

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-151).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559390613
Translator:
Wallace, Vesna A.
Translator:
Wallace, B. Alan
Translator:
Wallace, Vesna A.
Author:
Wallace, Vesna
Author:
Santideva
Author:
Shantideva
Author:
Wallace, B. Alan
Publisher:
Snow Lion Publications
Location:
Ithaca, N.Y., USA :
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Doctrines
Subject:
Mahayana buddhism
Subject:
Mahayana Buddhism -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Mahayana Buddhism -- Doctrines.
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 2, 1914
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
9.04x5.98x.45 in. .52 lbs.

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Product details 152 pages Snow Lion Publications - English 9781559390613 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Composed in India in the eighth century, this work is an outstanding presentation of the Six Perfections, by which one may harmonize one's own life with the Bodhisattva ideal. It became an instant classic in the curricula of the Buddhist monastic universities of India, and its renown has grown ever since. This new translation marks the first time the Sanskrit original and the canonical Tibetan can be compared in a single work.
"Synopsis" by , Offers insight upon insight as to the way a life should be led.'--Library Journal
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