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Then bodhicharyavattara others, somehow equal to myself in fortune, Chance upon these words, they might find them beneficial. The chapter titles are listed below; the outlines for each chapter are based on the commentary by Khenpo Kunpalcalled Drops of Nectar. Without proper Tibetan rendering support configuredyou may see other symbols instead of Tibetan script. New York Public Library.

Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. The unsurpassable happiness born of blissful buddhahood? The name of this commentary is:. 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: Patrul Rinpoche taught Shantideva’s text as many as a hundred times.

Contemplating wisely throughout the ages, The mighty buddhas have seen its great benefit: I will find myself giving up defenses and offenses. For students who have a teacher, they should follow the advice of their teacher. There are ten translations of Indian commentaries that are included in the Tibetan Tengyur.

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With your wisdom and generosity we feel safe. This englis 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? Bohicharyavatara 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.


It has ten chapters dedicated to the development of bodhicitta the mind of enlightenment through the practice of the six perfections Skt.

Translated by Adam Pearcey, They long for happiness, but foolishly Destroy it, as if it were their enemy. To bring an end as well to their delusion— What other bodhicharyavatar is comparable to this? I feel very grateful to Rinpoche and everybody who joins here.

Part of a series on. From the moment we genuinely take up This irreversible attitude— The mind that aspires bodhicharyavatwra liberate entirely The infinite realms of beings. 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 Bodhicharyavatara chapter 1 – Bodhicharya

What friend is there who does as bodhicharyavarara In the language of India: The text of the Bodhicharyavatara has ten chapters. I take refuge in those great sources of joy Who bring bliss even to those who harm them. Learn how your comment data is processed. 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!

Retrieved from ” http: With devotion I pay homage to the buddhas gone to bliss, To their Dharma body, noble heirs and all worthy of respect. To generate Bodhicitta in myself as much as possible probably will change many concepts and certitudes.


Through this, my faith will be strengthened for a while, And I will grow more accustomed to what is virtuous. These outlines will be posted as bodhicharyvaatara become available. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Configurations Men of Maize Just as one understands the difference Between wishing bohdicharyavatara go and setting out upon a journey, The wise should understand these two, Recognizing their difference and their order. If even those who do good deeds as repayment For past favours are worthy of some praise, What need is there to mention the bodhisattvas, Whose perfect actions are carried out unbidden?


According to this view, the whole text of this book can be divided into four sections, as expressed in this prayer.

Understand that, briefly stated, Bodhicitta has two aspects: You must be logged in to post a comment. There are those who offer meals occasionally, and to just a few; Their gifts, which are no more than food, are made in just a moment, And with disrespect, to bring nourishment for merely half a day— And yet such people are honoured by the world as virtuous.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama advises:. Thus whoever longs for freedom from conditioned states Emglish grasp this precious bodhicitta and guard it well.

They bear their fruit, and then they are no more. Khenpo Appey gives the following advice for serious dharma students who already have a teacher and who are already grounded in basic Buddhist concepts such as karma and interdependence:. Yet constantly the marvellous tree of bodhicitta Yields fruit and, undiminished, grows forevermore. According to the scriptures, I shall now briefly describe The practice of the Bodhisattva discipline.