Imagining our death and pacifying distractions

102 Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds

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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.

  • Review of previous verses
  • Verse 34: Relying on solitude
  • Verses 35 and 36: Disengaging to decrease distractions
  • Verse 37: Pacifying distractions in order to practice
  • Verse 38: Being motivated by only one thought
  • Verse 39: How desires give rise to misfortune
  • Verse 40: Actions undertaken due to sexual desire
  • Questions and answers

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