Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment

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Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment

Post by kirtu » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:05 pm

Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment pdf by Atisha translated by Geshe Sonam Rinchen and Ruth Sonam.

This is an overview of the Bodhisattva path sort of as Cliff Notes. There is a Bodhisattva Vow practice given in verses 26-31 that according to the text Manjushri himself made as an ordinary being named Ambaraja. This can be taken as an aspiration toward taking the Bodhisattva Vow from a lama or it can definitely be used to strengthen one's Bodhisattva commitment and Bodhisattva Vow briefly on a daily basis.

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Kirt's Tibetan Translation Notes

"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche

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Re: Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment

Post by plwk » Thu Dec 16, 2010 5:44 pm

:thumbsup: :namaste:

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