The Way of the Bodhisattva Ch 3: Fully Adopting Bodhichitta – Translation Workbook

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Chapter 3 directly addresses bodhicitta—this altruistic aspiration. The purpose of this workbook is to provide beginning reading students with a better idea of what is being said in Tibetan and to see how the Tibetan is structured. Delve into this most important Tibetan text.

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The Way of the Bodhisattva Ch 3: Fully Adopting Bodhichitta – Translation Workbook by Shantideva 

The Way of the Bodhisattva remains one of the most revered texts of all the Tibetan Buddhist schools. Chapter 3 directly addresses how to cultivate a mind wishing to benefit others (bodhicitta).

This text was first translated into Tibetan by Kawa Pelsek, possibly during Shantideva’s lifetime. It remains one of the most revered texts of all the Tibetan Buddhist schools.

The 14th Dalai Lama has written “…transforming the mind and cultivating a positive, altruistic, and responsible attitude are beneficial right now. Whatever problems and difficulties we may have, we can thereby face them with courage, calmness, and high spirits. Therefore, it is also the very root of happiness for many lives to come.”

Chapter 3 directly addresses bodhicitta—this altruistic aspiration.

The purpose of this workbook is to provide beginning reading students with a better idea of what is being said in Tibetan and to see how the Tibetan is structured. Delve into this most important Tibetan text.

This Chapter 3 Translation Workbook includes:

  • Translation worksheets in Tibetan, laid out for ease of notation
  • Reading Practice pages
  • Tibetan-English Glossary, with Tibetan, Wylie transliterations, translations, and location of term in the Tibetan text.
  • Appendices: Parsing Tool; Tibetan Grammatical Particles; Phrases, Idioms, Contractions.

Additional information

Weight 9.8 oz
Dimensions 8.75 × 11.5 × .5 in
Brand

Tibetan Language Institute

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