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A Bodhisattva is a friend of the world who, motivated by compassion, seeks enlightenment to benefit all living beings. In this welcome guide to compassionate living, Geshe Kelsang explains in detail how to take and keep the Bodhisattva vows, how to purify negative minds, and how to practise the Bodhisattva’s actions of giving, moral discipline, patience, effort, concentration and wisdom. With this handbook as our companion, we can enter the Bodhisattva's way of life and progress along the path to full enlightenment.
The Sanskrit term ‘Bodhisattva’ is the name given to anyone who, motivated by great compassion, has generated bodhichita, which is a spontaneous wish to attain Buddhahood for the benefit of all living beings.
|Subtitle||A Practical Guide to Helping Others|
|Current Edition / Reprint||2021|
First published 1991
2nd edition 1995
Reprinted 1998, 2003, 2011, 2016, 2021