The Bodhisattva Ideal: Wisdom and Compassion in Buddhism

The Bodhisattva Ideal: Wisdom and Compassion in Buddhism

by Sangharakshita
     
 

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How can we be happy and at the same time responsive to the suffering of others? It can be done: this is the message of the Bodhisattva ideal. For one wishing to follow this path, the development of inner calm and positivity that leads to true wisdom is balanced by a genuine and active concern for others which flowers into great compassion. Sangharakshita places… See more details below

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How can we be happy and at the same time responsive to the suffering of others? It can be done: this is the message of the Bodhisattva ideal. For one wishing to follow this path, the development of inner calm and positivity that leads to true wisdom is balanced by a genuine and active concern for others which flowers into great compassion. Sangharakshita places the ideal of the Bodhisattva within the context of the entire Buddhist tradition. Unfolding this vision of our potential, he demonstrates how we ourselves can move towards this ideal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781909314108
Publisher:
Windhorse Publications Ltd
Publication date:
06/14/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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