Meaningful to Behold - Becoming a Friend of the World

Meaningful to Behold - Becoming a Friend of the World

by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
     
 


A verse-by-verse commentary on Shantideva's "Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life," this exploration illustrates how to engage in a Bodhisattva's actions by transforming daily activities through a strong, compassionate wish to benefit others. The explanations of this universally loved poem show how to ripen one's innate capacity for love, offering…  See more details below

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A verse-by-verse commentary on Shantideva's "Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life," this exploration illustrates how to engage in a Bodhisattva's actions by transforming daily activities through a strong, compassionate wish to benefit others. The explanations of this universally loved poem show how to ripen one's innate capacity for love, offering genuine ways to give kindness and good will to the planet and those who inhabit it. With thoughtful illumination and practical applications, the full effectiveness and profundity of this wonderful poem are revealed, giving readers steps for walking towards enlightenment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780954879044
Publisher:
Tharpa Publications
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
546
Sales rank:
1,161,664
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was born in Tibet and is a fully accomplished meditation master, and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Resident in the West since 1977, he is the author of 21 highly acclaimed books that transmit perfectly the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. He has also founded over 1200 Kadampa Meditation Centers and groups throughout the world.

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