By Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
This hugely acclaimed paintings is predicated at the nice Indian Buddhist grasp Shantideva’s recognized non secular poem advisor to the Bodhisattva’s lifestyle, the most effective enjoyed and most vital Mahayana Buddhist texts, which unearths with poetic good looks and deep non secular perception the right way to input, make growth on, and entire the Buddhist route to enlightenment.
Shortly after he arrived at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre in 1977, on the request of his root non secular advisor, Vajradhara Trijang Rinpoche, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche gave an in depth verse-by-verse remark to Shantideva’s advisor. educating two times an afternoon for over 3 months, Venerable Geshe-la printed the complete effectiveness and profundity of the consultant, and confirmed in a pragmatic and encouraging method how in the middle of sleek busy way of life we will keep on with the trail of a Bodhisattva – an individual who out of compassion dedicates his or her existence to reaching enlightenment.
It is those early teachings that turned significant to Behold, the 1st of Venerable Geshe-la’s many books to be published.
"Our current scenario should be understood by way of the subsequent analogy. If someone comes throughout a nugget of gold yet doesn't realize its rarity and price, he may well simply throw it away. At this second we've attained a useful human existence way more necessary than gold, but when we don't realize its worthy we're apt to squander it in meaningless and purposeless pursuits."
-Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
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