Seven amazing feats of Shantideva

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Teachings on Chapter 1 of 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 November 20-26, 2007.

  • Introducing the author of the text by presenting his seven great amazing activities:
    • He was in direct communication with Manjushri from a very young age
    • He synthesized the teachings and presented them as A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life
    • He subdued 500 great individuals possessing psychic powers
    • By miraculous means, he freed from famine 1,000 people
    • He carried a wooden sword in honor of Manjushri, which led to an amazing encounter with a king
    • Using psychic powers, he brought down a mandala of Shiva that had been set up by others
    • He radiated out light rays from his brow and placed all those nearby in great bliss
  • An overview of the 10 chapters of A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life
  • Questions and answers

Khensur Wangdak on Shantideva 01 (download)

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