by Shantideva translated by the Padmakara Translation Group
One of the most deeply revered texts of the Buddhist tradition and also one of the most widely studied. Composed in the eighth century by the Indian Buddhist master Shantideva, this timeless treatise shows how to embody the bodhisattva ideal in our lives, inspiring readers to cultivate the six perfections: generosity, ethics, patience, zeal, meditative concentration and wisdom.
This poetic translation includes a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and three appendices of commentary by the Nyingma master Kunzang Pelden.
Paperback, 256 pages