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Title: A Guide to The Bodhisattva's Way of Life
Language of title: English
Title in other language: Bodhisattvacharyāvatāra (Skt.), spyod pa la 'jug pa (Tib.)
Other language: Tibetan, Sanskrit
Author/Creator: Śhantideva
One Sentence Summary: This 8th century manual on the practices of the Bodhisattva covers the classic six perfections of Māhayāna Buddhism from a pragmatic point of view.

Description: Translation of the seminal work by Śhantideva on the necessary conduct of a Bodhisattva seeking enlightenment. This important non-Tantric work is a classic textbook for all the major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Stephen Batchelor’s translation from the Tibetan version is clear and concise.

Translator: Stephen Batchelor
Publisher Place: Ithaca, NY
Publisher: Snowlion Publications
Normalized publisher place: Ithaca, NY
Publisher country: USA
Published Date: 1992
Extent: 194pp.
Classification: Buddhist Studies -- Madhyamaka (Middle Way)
Cultural Coverage: India, Tibet
Language: English
ISBN/ISSN: 8185102597
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Media type: Text
Resource Type: Book
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2009-07-03 06:48:34
Date Record Checked: 2009-07-03
Date Last Modified: 2009-07-03 12:17:54
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