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Just like a great inferno at the ends of time, It annihilates terrible misdeeds in but an instant. 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.

Thank you Ringu Tulku Rinpoche to guide us in this quest. Yet how does this compare to those who give Over many ages and to the whole infinity of beings, Constantly offering them the fulfilment of their every wish: Without proper Tibetan rendering support configuredyou may see other symbols instead of Tibetan script.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. From the moment we bodhicharyafatara take up This irreversible attitude— The mind that aspires to liberate entirely The infinite realms of beings. Most commentaries also include an introduction that establishes the context and background for the text.

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche said:.

If boundless merit comes to anyone who, With the intention to be of benefit, Has the thought simply to relieve the pain Of those afflicted merely with a headache.

The text begins with a chapter describing the benefits of the wish to reach enlightenment.


Patrul Rinpoche taught Shantideva’s text as many as a hundred times. Please support us on Patreon. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Wikipedia external links cleanup from May Wikipedia spam cleanup from May This commentary is intended for a general audience and it explains basic Buddhist concepts in simple terms that can be easily understood.

Please improve this bodhicharyavatxra by removing excessive or inappropriate external links, and converting useful links where appropriate into footnote references. That it helps the boundless multitude engliwh beings Easily to gain the highest states of bliss.

These outlines will be posted as they become available. I therefore have no thought that this might be of benefit to others; I wrote it only to habituate my mind. This page was last modified on 22 Aprilat Theatre of the Mind The chapter titles are listed below; the outlines for each chapter are based on the commentary by Khenpo Kunpalcalled Drops of Nectar.

By contrast, to look upon them well, Will yield benefits in still greater measure. Retrieved from ” https: His Holiness the Dalai Lama advises:.

To bring an end as well to their delusion— Bdhicharyavatara other virtue is comparable to this? Views Read Edit View history. But also, a sense of fragility. I will find myself giving up defenses and offenses. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche said:. Chapter 1 — The Benefits of Bodhicitta With devotion I pay homage to the buddhas gone to englihs, To their Dharma body, noble heirs and all worthy of respect. Shantidevaauthor of the Bodhicharyavatara.

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May it arise in those in whom it has not arisen; May it never decline where it has arisen; May it go on increasing, further and further! In the language of India: Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must bodhicharyavataga logged in to post a comment.

O precious, sublime bodhichitta: Although seeking to avoid pain, They run headlong into suffering. Bodhicyaryavatara these verses the Bodhicharyavatara begins. I bow down before all those in whom This most precious, sacred mind is born! You can download the study text here.

The Bodhicharyavatara chapter 1 – Bodhicharya

All other virtues are like the plantain tree: Mahayana texts 8th-century Indian books. This free and well-favoured human form is difficult to obtain.

Through this, my faith will be strengthened for a while, And I will grow more accustomed to what is virtuous. Contemplating wisely throughout the ages, The englsih buddhas have seen its great benefit: According to this view, the whole text of this book can be divided into four sections, as expressed in this prayer.

My faith will thus be strengthened for a little while, That I might grow accustomed to this virtuous way. Then should others, somehow equal to myself in fortune, Chance upon these words, they might find them beneficial.