Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Annual talks on Engaging in the Bodhisattva's Deeds hosted by Pureland Marketing in Singapore since 2006.

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A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life translated by Stephen Batchelor and published by the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives is available as an ebook on Google Play here.

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Shantideva image in ground mineral pigment on silk.

Engaging in the Bodhisattva's Deeds (Singapore 2006–present)

Annual teachings on Shantideva’s Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds organized by Pureland Marketing in Singapore.

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 8: Verses 4-7

Investigating our own experience to see the disadvantages of clinging attachment and develop love and…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 8: Verses 1-3

The practice of abandoning the distorted conceptions of the eight worldly concerns.

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 7: Verses 59-76

Cultivating the far-reaching practice of joyous effort brings joy to dharma practice and is a…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 7: Verses 50-58

Developing and applying self-confidence, the second factor of joyous effort. Learning from failure and not…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 7: Verses 31-49

Overcoming the three types of laziness that oppose joyous effort. Developing aspiration and self-confidence, the…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 7: Verses 15-30

When joyous effort helps us go forward in our practice to do something good and…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 7: Verses 1-15

Joyous effort—taking delight in virtuous activities—is a powerful antidote to the three types of laziness…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 6: Verses 127-134

Putting time and energy into thought transformation changes how we view difficult situations and people…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 6: Verses 119-126

By harming sentient beings we create the causes for our own suffering. By respecting them…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 6: Verses 112-118

Why we need sentient beings to develop fortitude and create merit. Looking at the important…

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Shantideva Teachings in Singapore

Chapter 6: Verses 98-111

The disadvantages of being attached to praise, and how those who harm us are actually…

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