Meaningful to Behold : The Bodhisattva's Way of Life
A Bodhisattva is someone who has resolved to liberate all living beings from suffering by fulfilling his or her full spiritual potential. Many people have the compassionate wish to benefit others, but few understand how to make this wish effective in their daily life. In this highly acclaimed explanation of the great Buddhist classic, 'Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life', Geshe Kelsang shows how we can develop and maintain the supremely compassionate motivation of a Bodhisattva, and how we can then engage in the actual practices that provide the greatest benefit to others and lead to the attainment of full enlightenment.
- Paperback | 424 pages
- 125 x 195 x 19mm | 462g
- 01 Aug 1994
- Tharpa Publications
- Ulverston, United Kingdom
- 5th Revised edition
- 1 line drawing, glossary, bibliography, index
Table of contents
Introduction The Benefits of Bodhichitta Disclosure of Evil Full Acceptance of Bodhichitta Conscientiousness Guarding Alertness Patience Effort Concentration Wisdom Dedication Conclusion
'It would be difficult to recommend too highly this wise and welcome guide to enlightened living brought to us by an outstanding Buddhist teacher of our time.' - Spectrum 'An indispensable Buddhist work - no serious student of Buddhism can afford to be without it.' - John Blofeld, Tibetan Review 'This excellent commentary - written in such a direct and accessible manner.' - The Middle Way
About Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was born in Tibet and is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Living in the West since 1977, he is the author of a series of highly acclaimed books that transmit perfectly the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our contemporary life. He has also founded many Buddhist Centres throughout the world for the study and practice of Mahayana Buddhism.