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  1. Practicing Wisdom: The Perfection of Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way
    Practicing Wisdom: The Perfection of Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way
    Practicing Wisdom: The Perfection of Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way
    Practicing Wisdom: The Perfection of Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way
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  2. Practicing Wisdom: The Perfection of Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way

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Like the bestselling A Flash of Lightning in the Dark of the Night, Practicing Wisdom focuses on Shantideva's Way of the Bodhisattva. While the former includes only a brief introduction to Shantideva's complex and crucial ninth chapter on insight, Practicing Wisdom is a full and detailed follow-up commentary, making it an invaluable statement on the fundamental concept behind Buddhist thought and practice.

Shantideva says at the beginning of the final chapter of his Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life: "All branches of the Buddha's teachings are taught for the sake of wisdom. If you wish to bring an end to suffering, you must develop wisdom." Shantideva's ninth chapter is revered in Tibetan Buddhist circles as one of the most authoritative expositions of the Buddha's core insight, and all other Buddhist practices are means to support the generation of this wisdom within the practitioner. In Practicing Wisdom, the Dalai Lama reaffirms his reputation as a great scholar, communicator, and embodiment of the Buddha's Way by illuminating Shantideva's verses, drawing on contrasting commentaries from the Nyingma and Gelug lineages, and leading the reader through the stages of insight up to the highest view of emptiness. These teachings, delivered in southern France in 1993, have been masterfully translated, edited, and annotated by Geshe Thupten Jinpa, the Dalai Lama's primary translator and founder of the Institute of Tibetan Classics.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Wisdom Publications
EAN
9780861711826
Feature
Ships from Vermont
ISBN
0861711823
Label
Wisdom Publications
Manufacturer
Wisdom Publications
MPN
9780861711826
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
192
PartNumber
9780861711826
PublicationDate
2004-06-15
Publisher
Wisdom Publications
ReleaseDate
2004-06-15
Studio
Wisdom Publications
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