An Introduction to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life
by Śāntideva | 4,169 words
Summary: The Bodhisattvacharyāvatāra or Bodhicaryāvatāra, sometimes translated into English as A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, is a famous Mahāyāna Buddhist text written c. 700 AD in Sanskrit verse by Shantideva (Śāntideva), a Buddhist monk at Nālandā Monastic University in India. (from wikipedia)
Copyright: Translated by Adam Pearcey, Rigpa Translations, 2007. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.
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