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Pather Panchali Jagari Part of a series on Buddhism History. I feel very grateful to Rinpoche and everybody who joins here. If these beings have never before Held this aspiration for their own sake— Not even in their dreams—how could They have made this wish for others?

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Views Read View source View history. Yet how does this compare to those who give Over many ages and englsih the whole infinity of beings, Constantly offering them the fulfilment of their every wish: The text begins with a chapter describing the benefits of the wish to reach enlightenment. Views Read Edit View history. Thus its benefits are vast beyond all measuring, As the wise Lord Maitreya explained to Sudhana.


For enflish who have a teacher, they should follow the advice of their teacher. Do even our fathers or our mothers Have such beneficence as this? There are ten translations of Indian commentaries that are included in the Tibetan Tengyur. Then should others, somehow equal to myself in fortune, Chance upon these words, they might find them beneficial.


The Autobiography of Arai Hakuseki c. Here I shall say nothing that has not been said before, And in the art of prosody I have no skill. This free and well-favoured human form is difficult to obtain. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche said:. I therefore have no thought that this might boddhicharyavatara of benefit to others; I wrote it only to habituate my mind. They long for happiness, but foolishly Destroy it, as if it were their enemy.

This section contains Bodhicharyavatata script. Four Stages Arhat Buddha Bodhisattva. Privacy policy About Rigpa Wiki Disclaimers. Most commentaries also include an introduction that establishes the context and background for the text.

This commentary is intended for a general audience and it explains basic Buddhist concepts in simple terms bodhicharyavatqra can be easily understood. For if the simple wish to benefit others Surpasses offerings made before the buddhas, What need is there to mention striving For the welfare of all without exception?

His Holiness the Dalai Lama advises:. I read and contemplate a bit every day, it stays with me, as a support. I take refuge in those great sources of joy Who bring bliss even to those who harm them.

All other virtues are like the plantain tree: Khenpo Appey gives the following advice for serious dharma students who already have a teacher and who are already grounded in basic Buddhist concepts such as karma and interdependence:. Englsh proper Tibetan rendering support configuredyou may see other symbols instead of Tibetan script.


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Just as one understands the difference Between wishing to go and setting out upon a journey, The wise should understand these two, Recognizing their difference and their order. All articles with unsourced statements Bodhicharyavatarq with unsourced statements from September Wikipedia external links cleanup from May Wikipedia spam cleanup from May Please support us on Patreon.

The chapter titles are listed below; the outlines for each chapter are based on the commentary by Khenpo Kunpalcalled Drops of Nectar. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. O precious, sublime bodhichitta: From the ebglish we genuinely take up This irreversible attitude— The mind that aspires to liberate entirely The infinite realms of beings. Contemplating wisely throughout the ages, The mighty buddhas have seen its great benefit: My faith will thus be strengthened for a little while, That I might grow accustomed to this virtuous way.

With these verses the Bodhicharyavatara begins. Ringu Tulku Rinpoche said:. Please improve this article by removing excessive or inappropriate external links, and converting useful links where appropriate into footnote references. Rinpoche will soon start his teachings for the Online Shedra on the first chapter of the Bodhicharavatara. They bear their fruit, and then they are no more.