Śāntideva


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Śāntideva was an North Indian Mahāyāna Buddhist monk associate with Nālandā monastery, who flourished somewhere between 685 and 763 CE. His two extant works are widely considered to be classics of explication of the philosophy and practice of the Buddhist "Great Vehicle" path.

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The Way of the Bodhisattva

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Wisdom: Two Commentaries on...

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Siksa Samuccaya

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The Path of Light;

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Practicing Wisdom: The Perf...

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Uncommon Happiness

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4.23 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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The Way of Awakening: A Com...

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Shantideva: How to Wake Up ...

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The Wisdom Chapter: Jamgön ...

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“If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good.”
Shantideva

“Where would I find enough leather
To cover the entire surface of the earth?
But with leather soles beneath my feet,
It’s as if the whole world has been covered.”
Shantideva

“All the suffering there is in this world arises from wishing our self to be happy. All the happiness there is in this world arises from wishing others to be happy.”
Shantideva

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