The merits of bodhicitta

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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.

  • Personal benefits of generating bodhicitta
  • Questions and answers
  • Why knowing the benefits of bodhicitta helps us generating it
  • How engaging bodhicitta dispels suffering and brings happiness
  • Clearing away confusion about the benefits of engaging bodhicitta
  • Why it is suitable to praise people who have generated bodhicitta
  • Seemingly unrealistic and utopian, the mind of bodhicitta helps us have a more realistic and hopeful perspective on the world

06 Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds: The Merits of Bodhicitta(download)

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