Part of an ongoing series of teachings based on Shantideva’s classic text, “Bodhisattvacharyavatara”, often translated as “Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds.” Venerable Thubten Chodron also refers to the outline of the commentary by Gyaltsab Dharma Rinchen and the commentary by the Abbot Dragpa Gyaltsen.
- Humility of the author and the purpose of writing the text
- Eight freedoms of a precious human life
- Importance of being able to endure difficulty
- Ten fortunes afforded by a precious human life
02 Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds: Freedoms and Fortunes of a Precious Human Life (download)