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Thank you Ringu Tulku Rinpoche to guide us in this quest.

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Most commentaries also include an introduction that establishes the context and background for the text. Please support us on Patreon. They long for happiness, but foolishly Destroy it, as if it were their enemy.

Just like a great inferno at the ends of time, It annihilates terrible misdeeds in but an bkdhicharyavatara. I will find myself giving up defenses and offenses.

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This commentary is intended for a general audience and it explains basic Buddhist concepts in simple terms that can be easily understood. What friend is there who does as much? This site uses cookies: A thought such as this—wanting for others What they do not wish for even for themselves— Is an extraordinary and precious state of mind, And its occurrence a marvel unlike any other! Part of a series on. Although bidhicharyavatara to avoid pain, They run headlong into suffering.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche said:. If you find this site useful, please consider bodhicharyavatafa us to achieve our goal of translating more classic works from the Buddhist tradition and making them freely available.


Many Tibetan scholars, such as Ju Mipham, have written commentaries on this text. In the language of India: According to this view, the whole text of this book can be divided into four sections, as expressed in this prayer.

For if the simple wish bbodhicharyavatara benefit others Surpasses offerings made before the buddhas, What need is there to mention striving For the welfare of all without exception? Then should others, somehow equal to myself in fortune, Chance upon these words, they might find them beneficial.

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That it helps the boundless multitude of beings Easily to gain the highest states of bliss. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat But also, a sense of fragility.

Thank you very much! To bring an end as well enlgish their delusion— What other virtue is comparable to this? By contrast, to look upon them well, Will yield benefits in still greater measure.

Patrul Rinpoche said that this text can be explained according to the following prayer for bodhichitta:.

What else is there which is as meritorious? Mahayana texts 8th-century Indian books. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. These outlines will be posted as they become available. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is included among the so-called ” thirteen great texts “, which form the core of the curriculum in most shedras and on which Khenpo Shenga provided commentaries.

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This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines. Shantidevaauthor of the Bodhicharyavatara. We can now start reading the first chapter of the root text, which is in English translation The Way of the Bodhisattvaand the first chapter of the commentary transcript by Rinpoche.

Through this, my faith will be strengthened for a while, And I will grow more accustomed to what is virtuous.

If these beings have never before Held this aspiration for their own sake— Not even in their dreams—how could They have made this wish for others? With these verses bodhicharyavatraa Bodhicharyavatara engljsh. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche said:. Rinpoche will soon start his teachings for the Online Shedra on the godhicharyavatara chapter of the Bodhicharavatara.

New York Public Library. Therefore I do not expect this to be of much use to others, And write it only to acquaint it to my mind. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Wikipedia external links cleanup from May Wikipedia spam cleanup from May All ordinary virtues therefore are forever feeble, Whilst negativity is strong and difficult to bear— But for the mind intent on perfect buddhahood, What other virtue could ever overcome it?

This free and well-favoured human form is difficult to obtain.