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Shikshasamucchaya

Post by sangyey » Wed Aug 25, 2010 6:32 pm

Does anybody know where I may be able to get a copy of Shantideva's other work 'Shikshasamucchaya'? His Holiness recommended that they should be studied together.

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Re: Shikshasamucchaya

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:32 pm

This old version is very dated but the only one, so far, in English:

Śikṣā Samuccaya: A Compendium of Buddhist Doctrine, translated by Cecil Bendall and W.H.D Rouse, 1922

The Geshe mentioned at this site is translating it, so maybe contact him and see if you can get a copy or at least find out when or if it will be published: http://www.tibethouse.us/programs/view/102258/4" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Shikshasamucchaya

Post by sangyey » Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:28 pm

Oh wow! Okay thank you for the link.

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Re: Shikshasamucchaya

Post by sangyey » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:24 pm

HH Dalai Lama also mentioned that if we can not obtain a copy of the Shikshasamucchaya he said we can study Nagarjuna's text by the same name. Do you by any chance know what it is? I think it is referred to as the 'Compendium of Practices' in English.

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Re: Shikshasamucchaya

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:07 pm

sangyey wrote:HH Dalai Lama also mentioned that if we can not obtain a copy of the Shikshasamucchaya he said we can study Nagarjuna's text by the same name. Do you by any chance know what it is? I think it is referred to as the 'Compendium of Practices' in English.
No, this text has disappeared. Nagarjuna supposedly wrote two works with the exact title as Shantideva.
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Re: Shikshasamucchaya

Post by ground » Mon Jan 17, 2011 6:08 pm

http://ia700202.us.archive.org/19/items ... 067mbp.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


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Re: Shikshasamucchaya

Post by tobes » Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:17 am

Barbara Clayton has done a new translation and somewhat interesting commentary.

Published by Routledge I think.

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Re: Shikshasamucchaya

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:59 am

tobes wrote:Barbra Clayton has done a new translation and somewhat interesting commentary.

Published by Routledge [2006] I think.

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Not a full translation, but a study of the moral aspects of some verses. Less than 160 pages.

http://www.namsebangdzo.com/Moral_Theor ... /13099.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Shikshasamucchaya

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:39 pm

Charles Goodman has a new, full translation titled Training Anthology, by Oxford Press.
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