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Guide To The Bodhisattva Way Of Life, A - Santideva

Guide To The Bodhisattva Way Of Life, A

By: Santideva

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Published: 1st January 1997
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"In the whole of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, there is no single treatise more deeply revered or widely practiced than A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. Composed in the eighth century by the Indian Bodhisattva Santideva, it became an instant classic in the curricula of the Buddhist monastic universities of India, and its renown has grown ever since. Santideva presents methods to harmonize one's life with the Bodhisattva ideal and inspires the reader to cultivate the perfections of the Bodhisattva- generosity, ethics, patience, zeal, meditative concentration, and wisdom."

"Will stand for many years as the standard English translation of this key Tibetan Buddhist text."--Publishers Weekly "The Wallaces have produced a concise, literal, and elegant translation. The extant Sanskrit edition frequently differs from the one used in Tibet a millennium ago, and the Wallaces have noted these differences in copious footnotes. These features make their translation both highly readable and an excellent source for scholars of the original languages."--Tricycle

ISBN: 9781559390613
ISBN-10: 1559390611
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 1st January 1997
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.3  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 1