A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life


Author: Shantideva
Translator: Stephen Batchelor

Composed in India during the 8th century of the Christian era, this beautiful text has since been an inspiration to millions of people throughout the world.

Paperback: 185 pages

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Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life  holds a unique place in Mahayana Buddhism. In combining those rare qualities of scholastic precision, spiritual depth and poetic beauty, its appeal extends to a wide audience of Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.  A new and precise verse rendition of one of Mahayana Buddhism’s finest poetic treatise concerning the bodhisattva’s practice and training. The translation by Stephen Batchelor is based upon a commentary by the 14th century Tibetan saint Thogme Zangpo.


Additional information

Weight .200 kg
Dimensions 22 × 14 × 1.5 cm

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