Chapter 6: Verses 112-118

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Part of a series of teachings on Chapter 6: “The Perfection of Patience” from Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, organized by Pureland Marketing, Singapore.

  • Background of the text and author
  • Fortitude is cultivating a strong mind that can be firm and open when confronting adversity
  • When we’re angry we are the chief person who is harmed by our anger
  • Anger is not necessary to recognize and correct an injustice
  • We need sentient beings in order to develop fortitude and a loving mind
  • Why we need sentient beings in order to become enlightened
  • Compassion does not mean we continue to let people do harmful actions

Chapter 6: Verses 112-118 (download)

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