Inspiring faith and confidence in Shantideva’s teachings through his extraordinary acts. A summary of the text.
Series: Engaging in the Bodhisattva's Deeds with Khensur Wangdak Rinpoche (2007-10)
Teachings on Shantideva’s A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life based on Gyaltsab Je’s commentary given by Khensur Wangdak Rinpoche at Sravasti Abbey from 2007-2010.
Comparing the different understanding of selflessness of persons in various Buddhist philosophical schools. This fortunate eon of a thousand buddhas.
Making one’s perfect human rebirth meaningful through the practice of bodhicitta. Accumulation of karma and the results. Purification of negative karma.
Tracing the source of beginningless suffering and the antidote. Importance of compassion in the beginning, middle, and end of the path.
An analysis to see that all sentient beings have been one’s mothers. Reasons to generate the altruistic aspiration, bodhicitta, and practice like a bodhisattva.
How to apply four powers for generating regret for the negative actions in order to reduce the intensity of their results.
Need to deep regret for the negative actions committed, reviewing the details, without delays by fearing rebirth in lower realms.
Importance of analytical meditation and gradual practice.