Shantideva elucidates the way to develop this transcendent wisdom in the latter portion of the ninth chapter, and then concludes the text with a beautiful and inspiring chapter of heartfelt prayers and dedications for attaining this result.
Take an in-depth look into the most profound wisdom teachings of the Buddha, including a refutation of the various mistaken interpretations of other Indian Buddhist schools.
Learn how to develop meditative concentration to calm our minds, and how to use the meditation on exchanging our self-concern with altruistic concern to open our hearts and dedicate our lives fully to the welfare of all beings.
Learn how to develop the diligence and dedication necessary to overcome our obstacles and proceed joyfully and heroically on the path to enlightenment.
Explore the sixth chapter of Shantideva's text as he skillfully reveals the methods to cultivate the strength of patience as a powerful antidote to overcome anger and remove this impediment to our progress on the path of awakening.
Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi discusses why and how to develop enthusiasm in our spiritual practice. For the weekend retreat, Venerable elaborates on Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, ch 7: “Joyous Perseverance”.
Geshe Tenley helps us understand why anger is so harmful and how we can keep a clear and calm mind by adapting Shantideva’s timeless wisdom to our modern world.