The Vows and Commitments of Kadampa Buddhism

The Vows and Commitments of Kadampa Buddhism

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The vows and commitments of Kadampa Buddhism are guidelines for living a peaceful and compassionate way of life. They are methods to solve our own and others' problems and to make ourself and others happy. Through keeping these vows and commitments purely we avoid all negative actons, the cause of suffering for ourself and others. Ultimately they are methods for attaining the happiness of full enlightenment.
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 28 pages
  • 100 x 148 x 10mm | 50g
  • Ulverston, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • colour paintings and photographs
  • 1906665095
  • 9781906665098

Table of contents

Introduction: The Four Doors of Receiving Downfalls The benefits of going for refuge The Refuge Vows The lay Pratimoksha Vows The benefits of bodhichitta The precepts of aspiring bodhichitta The Root and Secondary Downfalls of the Bodhisattva Vows The Commitments and Precepts of Training the Mind The 19 Commitments of the Five Buddha Families The 14 Root Downfalls of the Secret Mantra Vows The Branch Commitments The Gross Downfalls of the Secret Mantra Vows The Uncommon Commitments of Mother Tantra Dedication
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About Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism who has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. He is the author of 22 highly acclaimed books that perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. He has founded over 1200 Kadampa Buddhist centres and groups throughout the world.
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