Bodhicaryavatara, aka: Bodhicaryāvatāra, Bodhi-caryavatara; 1 Definition(s)
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Alternative spellings of this word include Bodhicharyavatara.
General definition (in Buddhism)
Bodhicaryāvatāra (बोधिचर्यावतार) is another name for the Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra, which is a Sanskrit Buddhist work on “the path of the bodhisattva”, written by Śāntideva in the year 700 AD.Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism
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Search found 8 books and stories containing Bodhicaryavatara, Bodhicaryāvatāra or Bodhi-caryavatara. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 97 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 181 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 2b - The characteristics of students that are to be accepted and rejected < [C. The instruction to rely on these holy ones and abandon what is evil]
Part 1 - How those who wish to cross over from cyclic existence should think of impermanence < [D. The final summary]
Part 12 - Instantaneous Impermanence < [B. The extended explanation]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Preliminary note on sympathetic joy and transfer of merit < [Chapter XLIV - Sympathetic Joy and Transfer of Merit]
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Bodhicaryāvatāra (by Śāntideva)
The Way of the White Clouds (by Anāgarika Lāma Govinda)
Buddhacarita (by Charles Willemen)