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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Siksa Samuccaya

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Practicing Wisdom: The Perf...

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Uncommon Happiness

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

“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.”
Śāntideva

“If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying?”
Śāntideva

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