by Andreas Kretschmar | 246,740 words

The English translation of the Bodhisattvacharyavatara (“entering the conduct of the bodhisattvas”), a Sanskrit text with Tibetan commentary. This book explains the bodhisattva concept and gives guidance to the Buddhist practitioner following the Mahāyāna path towards the attainment of enlightenment. The text was written in Sanskrit by Shantideva ...

The conduct of the bodhisattvas refers to the six transcendental perfections [pha rol phyin pa drug], the four means of attraction [bsdus ba’i dngos po bzhi], the three trainings [bslab pa gsum] and so forth.

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