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Shantideva's presentation of these teachings is poetic and penetrating. He makes it all sound so very reasonable. It is a delicious way to turn your mind toward your heart's truest desire.
The Life of Shantideva
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afﬂictions anger angry another’s arise attain beneﬁt bliss Bodhi Bodhichary»avat»ara Bodhicharya»vata»ra bodhichitta Bodhisattva body body’s bring Buddhahood Buddhas Buddhist Buddhist teachings Byang chub sems cause chub sems dpa'i commentary compassion consciousness craving Dalai Lama death deﬁled deﬁlements Dharma difﬁcult Dun-huang enemies enlightenment evil existence fear feel ﬁeld ﬁlth ﬁnd ﬁre ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂesh ﬂowers foes fruit gained give happiness harm hell human karma karmic Kunzang Pelden likewise living Madhyamaka Magadha Maha»ya»na Ma˝jughos.ha Ma˝jushrı master means meditation merit mind monastic monks Na»landa never ninth chapter Nyingma object one’s Padampa Sangye Padmakara pain pan.d.itas path patience Patrul Patrul Rinpoche perfect pleasure practice praise precious present pride protect qualities reﬂect Rinpoche sake sam.sa»ra Sanskrit sattva sense sentient Sha»ntideva Shiks.ha»samucchaya someone sorrow stanzas Su»tra suffering supreme Tengyur there’s things thought Tibetan Buddhism Tibetan translation torment tradition ultimate virtue wandering wisdom of emptiness wish words worldly yidam