Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Ongoing teachings by Venerable Thubten Chodron on Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds.

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

The merits of bodhicitta

Answering questions and teaching on Verses 1.24-1.33 on the vast merits that come from generating…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

The bodhisattva ethical code

Giving commentary to Verses 15-23, explaining 8 guidelines that keep bodhicitta from degrading and teaching…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

The benefits of bodhicitta

Meditating on equanimity and explaining the benefits of bodhicitta, covering various analogies that explain these…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Why bodhicitta is so powerful

Finishing teaching on the ten fortunes of a precious human life and explaining why bodhicitta…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Freedoms and fortunes of a precious human life

Covering verses 1.1c-1.4 on Shantideva’s purpose for writing the text and the eight freedoms and…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Introduction and homage

Giving an overview of the text and covering the Verse on Shantideva’s homage to the…

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