The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Buddhist Path to Awakening

The Bodhicaryavatara: A Guide to the Buddhist Path to Awakening

by Paul Williams, Santideva
     
 

Written in India in the early eighteenth century AD, Santideva'sBodhicaryavatara became one of the most popular accounts of the Buddhist spiritual path. Important as a manual of training among Mahayana Buddhists, especially in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, this text continues to be used as the basis for teaching by modern Buddhist teachers. This new translation

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Written in India in the early eighteenth century AD, Santideva'sBodhicaryavatara became one of the most popular accounts of the Buddhist spiritual path. Important as a manual of training among Mahayana Buddhists, especially in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, this text continues to be used as the basis for teaching by modern Buddhist teachers. This new translation from the original language provides detailed annotations explaining allusions and technical references. The Introductions set Santideva's work in context, and for the first time explain its structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192829795
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Series:
World's Classics Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
4.56(w) x 7.38(h) x 0.41(d)

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