A Bodhisattva`s every action is motivated by the wish to attain full enlightenment for the sake of other; to fulfill this wish he or she takes the Bodhisattva vows and keeps them by practicing the six perfections-giving, moral discipline, patience, effort, concentration, and wisdom. In this welcome guide to compassionate living, Geshe Kelsand explains in detail how to take and keep the Bodhisattva vows.
He gives clear and practical advice on every aspect of a Bodhisattva`s moral discipline, as well as explaining a special proactive for purifying our mind. With this book as our companion we can enter into the Bodhisattva's way of life and swiftly accomplish full enlightenment. It may serve as: A practical guide to the bodhisattva`s way of life. An explanation of the Bodhisattva vows and six perfection. An essential companion for practitioners of Mahayana Buddhism.
About the Author:
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renewed teacher of Buddhism, is the author of a series of highly acclaimed books that transmit perfectly the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our contemporary life. He has also founded many Buddhist Centers throughout the World.
Kelsang Gyatso is a Buddhist monk, Gelug teacher, scholar, and author of 21 Buddhist books based on the teachings of the Gelug school Geshe Kelsang has established more than 1000 Buddhist Centres and groups around the world and founded the New Kadampa Tradition in 1991. He is also the author of 22 books on Buddhism, including classics such as Heart of Wisdom and Universal Compassion.