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Shantidevaauthor of the Bodhicharyavatara. All articles with unsourced statements Bodhicyaryavatara with unsourced statements from September Wikipedia external links cleanup from May Wikipedia spam cleanup from May We can now start reading the first chapter of the root text, which is in English translation The Way of the Bodhisattvaand the first chapter of the commentary transcript by Rinpoche.

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You must be logged in to post a comment. This translation was then revised twice, first by Rinchen ZangpoBodyicharyavatara Lodro and Dharmashribhadra in the tenth century, and then by Ngok Loden Sherab and Sumatikirti in the eleventh century. That it helps the boundless multitude of beings Easily to gain the highest states of bliss.


O precious, sublime bodhichitta: All ordinary virtues therefore are forever feeble, Whilst negativity is strong and difficult to bear— But for the mind intent on perfect buddhahood, What other virtue could ever overcome it?

His Holiness bodhicharyxvatara Dalai Lama advises:.

Yet constantly the marvellous tree of bodhicitta Yields fruit and, undiminished, grows forevermore. These outlines will be posted as they become available. Part of a series on Buddhism History. There are also two guides egnlish meditating on the Bodhicharyavatara: Learn how your comment data is processed.

The Bodhicharyavatara chapter 1 – Bodhicharya

Chapter 1 — The Benefits of Bodhicitta Enblish devotion I pay homage to the buddhas gone to bliss, To their Dharma body, noble heirs and all worthy of respect.

This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat If you find this site useful, please consider helping us to achieve our goal of translating more classic works from the Buddhist tradition and making them freely available. His Holiness the Dalai Lama said:.

According to the scriptures, I shall now briefly describe The practice of the Bodhisattva discipline. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.

Please support us on Patreon. To those who go in bliss, and the dharmakaya they engliah, and all their heirs, To all those worthy of respect, I reverently bow. But also, a sense of fragility. I will find myself giving up defenses and offenses.


Bodhicaryāvatāra—Chapter 1

By contrast, to look upon them well, Will yield benefits in still greater measure. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Autobiography of Arai Hakuseki c. Pather Panchali Jagari The text of the Bodhicharyavatara has ten ehglish.

Without proper Tibetan rendering support configuredyou may see other symbols instead of Tibetan script. Here I shall say nothing that has not been said before, And in the art of prosody I have no skill. The text begins with a chapter describing the benefits of the wish to reach enlightenment.

This source of joy for all who wander in existence, This elixir that heals the sufferings of all beings, This priceless jewel within the mind— How could such merit ever be evaluated? This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines.