Bodhicaryavatara, aka: Bodhicaryāvatāra, Bodhi-caryavatara; 1 Definition(s)
Bodhicaryavatara means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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, Bodhi-caryavatara, Bodhi-caryāvatāra; (plurals include: Bodhicaryavataras, Bodhicaryāvatāras, caryavataras, caryāvatāras). 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]
Bodhicaryāvatāra (by Śāntideva)
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]
Part 13 - Non-existence of the donor < [Chapter XX - The Virtue of Generosity and Generosity of the Dharma]
The Way of the White Clouds (by Anāgarika Lāma Govinda)
Buddhacarita (by Charles Willemen)