By Geshe Sonam Rinchen,Ruth Sonam
Mahayana practitioners needs to put off not just obstructions to liberation but additionally obstructions to the appropriate wisdom of all phenomena. This calls for a robust realizing of selflessness, coupled with an enormous accumulation of advantage, or confident power, caused by the type of love, compassion, and altruistic goal cultivated through bodhisattvas. the 1st 1/2 the textual content makes a speciality of the improvement of advantage via exhibiting tips to right distorted principles approximately traditional fact and the way to beat irritating feelings. the second one part explains the character of final fact that every one phenomena are empty of intrinsic lifestyles. Gyel-tsap's remark on Aryadeva's textual content takes the shape of a full of life discussion that makes use of the phrases of Aryadeva to reply to hypothetical and real assertions questions and objections. Geshe Sonam Rinchen has supplied extra statement to the sections on traditional fact, elucidating their relevance for modern lifestyles.
This is a republished model of Yogic Deeds of Bodhisattvas.
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