Written in India in the early 8th century AD, 'S=antideva's Bodhicary=avat=ara addresses the profound desire to become a Buddha and rescue all beings from suffering. The person who acts upon such a desire is a Bodhisattva. 'S=antideva not only makes plain what the Bodhisattva must do and become, he also invokes the powerful feelings of aspiration that underlie such a commitment, employing language which has inspired Buddists ever since it first appeared. Indeed, his book has long been regarded as one of the most popular ...

The Bodhicaryavatara 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

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The Bodhicary=avat=ara 1998, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780192837202

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