By Dalai Lama,Thupten Jinpa
Shantideva says in the beginning of the ultimate bankruptcy of his Guide to the Bodhisattva means of Life: "All branches of the Buddha's teachings are taught for the sake of knowledge. if you want to deliver an finish to affliction, you want to advance wisdom." Shantideva's 9th bankruptcy is respected in Tibetan Buddhist circles as probably the most authoritative expositions of the Buddha's center perception, and all different Buddhist practices are capability to aid the iteration of this knowledge in the practitioner. In Practicing Wisdom, the Dalai Lama reaffirms his attractiveness as a superb student, communicator, and embodiment of the Buddha's approach by way of illuminating Shantideva's verses, drawing on contrasting commentaries from the Nyingma and Gelug lineages, and major the reader during the phases of perception as much as the top view of vacancy. those teachings, introduced in southern France in 1993, were masterfully translated, edited, and annotated by means of Geshe Thupten Jinpa, the Dalai Lama's basic translator and founding father of the Institute of Tibetan Classics.
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Practicing Wisdom: The Perfection of Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way by Dalai Lama,Thupten Jinpa