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.
- On religious rights and pushing one’s own views on others
- The purpose of giving the similitude of bodhisattva vows
- Giving up bodhicitta
- Gradual training in bodhisattva’s practices
- Rejoicing by praising bodhicitta
18 Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds: Bodhicitta Makes Life Meaningful (download)