The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Buddhust Oath to Awakening

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Windhorse Publications, Aug 1, 2004 - Philosophy - 320 pages
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The Bodhicaryavatara is one of the best-loved Buddhist texts. It tells of a noble ideal: a compassionate life lived for the well-being of the world. Through his uplifting verses, Santideva, the eighth-century monk and poet, outlines the training undertaken by one wishing to follow his vision - a path of selflessness which is much needed today. This is the first hardback edition of the translation by Kate Crosby and Andrew Skilton, with clear explanatory notes and an introduction by Paul Williams.

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A short note to say how much I enjoyed the translation by Kate Crosby and Andrew Skilton. This is such an important book for all of us who follow the Buddhist path. Thank you for your work, scholarship and kindness in giving us this new (to me) translation Peter Brightman

About the author (2004)

Skilton is a practicing Buddbist and scholar and is a Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford.

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