A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life

Shambhala
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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.
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About the author

B. Alan Wallace teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Publisher
Shambhala
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Published on
Feb 25, 1997
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Pages
151
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ISBN
9781559398022
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Buddhism / Tibetan
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