by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön | 2001 | 941,039 words
This page describes “models of generosity” as written by Nagarjuna in his Maha-prajnaparamita-sastra (lit. “the treatise on the great virtue of wisdom”) in the 2nd century. This book, written in five volumes, represents an encyclopedia on Buddhism as well as a commentary on the Pancavimsatisahasrika Prajnaparamita.
a. Bodhisattva jātakas
b. Śrāvaka jātakas.
There are also gifts of the śrāvakas:
Such gifts find their fruit of retribution in this very lifetime, and we should know that the Upadeśa declares them to be inexhaustible (akṣaya).