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Bodhicaryāvatāra—Chapter 1

They long for happiness, but foolishly Destroy it, as if it were their enemy. It has ten chapters dedicated to the development of bodhicitta the mind of enlightenment through the practice of the six perfections Skt.

You must be logged in to post a comment. Therefore I do not expect this to be of much use to others, And write it only to acquaint it to my mind.

Just as one understands the difference Between wishing to go and setting out upon a journey, The wise should understand these two, Recognizing their difference and their order.

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Pather Panchali Jagari The name of this commentary is:. This page was last modified on 22 Aprilat Views Read Edit View history. This article’s use of external links may not follow Bodhicharysvatara policies or guidelines.

This translation was then revised twice, first by Rinchen ZangpoShakya Lodro and Dharmashribhadra in the tenth century, and then by Ngok Loden Sherab and Sumatikirti in the eleventh century.


Four Stages Arhat Buddha Bodhisattva. Rinpoche will soon start his bodhivharyavatara for the Online Shedra on the first chapter of the Bodhicharavatara. Do even our fathers or our mothers Have such beneficence as this?

Khenpo Appey gives the following advice for serious dharma students who already have bodhicharyavatxra teacher and who are already grounded in basic Buddhist concepts such as karma and interdependence:. Retrieved from ” https: I read and contemplate a bit every day, it stays with me, as a support.

In the language of India: Thank you very much! Chapter 1 — The Benefits of Bodhicitta With devotion I pay homage to the buddhas gone to bliss, To their Dharma body, noble heirs and all worthy of respect.

The Bodhicharyavatara chapter 1

There are also two guides to meditating on the Bodhichayavatara Learn how your comment data is processed. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. What else is there which is as meritorious? Retrieved from ” http: Translated by Adam Pearcey, But also, a sense of fragility. 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.

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Many Tibetan scholars, such as Ju Mipham, have written commentaries on this text. For Western students who are non-Buddhists, or who may be new to Buddhismbut who bodhicnaryavatara not yet have a teacher and may not have a clear understanding of Buddhist concepts such as karma and interdependencea commentary such as Pema Chodron’s No Time to Lose may be the most suitable bodhicharysvatara to this text.


All ordinary virtues therefore are forever feeble, Whilst negativity is strong and difficult to bear— But for the mind intent bodhicharyavataga perfect buddhahood, What other virtue could ever overcome it? If boundless merit comes to anyone who, With the intention to be of benefit, Has the thought simply to relieve the pain Of those afflicted merely with a headache. With these verses the Bodhicharyavatara begins. O precious, sublime bodhichitta: With your wisdom and generosity we feel safe.

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The chapter titles are listed below; the outlines for each chapter are based on the commentary by Khenpo Kunpalcalled Drops of Nectar. Patrul Rinpoche said that this text can be explained according to the following prayer for bodhichitta:.

This commentary is intended for a general audience and it explains basic Buddhist concepts in simple terms that can be easily understood. The text of the Bodhicharyavatara has ten chapters. Social Twitter Facebook Instagram.

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