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Entering the Conduct of the Bodhisattvas

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Copyright © Andreas Kretschmar 2003. All rights reserved.

The translations and commentaries of the Bodhisattva-caryāvatāra are made available online as a gift of dharma. They are being offered with the intent that anyone may download them, print them out, read and study them, share them with friends, and even copy and redistribute the files privately. Still, the following must be observed:

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