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The bodhisattva precepts: Part 2

The bodhisattva precepts: Part 2

After generating engaged bodhicitta, a desire arises to take the bodhisattva vows and engage in the bodhisattva practices. Part of a series of teachings on The Easy Path to Travel to Omniscience, a lamrim text by Panchen Losang Chokyi Gyaltsen, the first Panchen Lama.

  • Clarification of wrong views specific to root vow number 9
  • Continuation of commentary on the auxiliary vows, numbers 17 to 34

The Easy Path 44: Bodhisattva precepts part 2 (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.