Filed in Mahayana, Tibetan

Cutting Ties: The Fruits of Solitude

Pema Chödrön walks us through Shantideva's prescription for solitude, verse by verse.

Pema Chödrön

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© Robert BeerThe Great sage Shantideva composed The Way of the Bodhisattva in India over twelve centuries ago, yet it remains remarkably relevant for our times. This classic text gives surprisingly up-to-date instructions for people like you and me to live sanely and openheartedly, even in a very troubled world. It is the essential guidebook for fledging bodhisattvas, those spiritual warriors who long to alleviate suffering, their own and that of others.

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