The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Buddhust Oath to Awakening

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Windhorse Publications, 2002 - Philosophy - 255 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 very readable translation of the eighth-century Indian text usually known in English as "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life." It's often seen as one of the greatest Mahayana texts, and is best ... Read full review

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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

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