Words of a great beings



Just like space
And the great elements such as earth,
May I always support the life
Of all the boundless creatures.

And until they pass away from pain
May I also be the source of life •
For all the realms of varied beings
That reach unto the ends of space.

Excerpts form the book A GUIDE TO THE BODHISATTVA\'S WAY
OF LIFE

Shantideva - Oct 01, 2012

May I be the doctor and the medicine
And may I be the nurse
For all sick beings in the world
Until everyone is healed.

May a rain of food and drink descend
To clear away the pain of thirst and hunger
And during the aeon of famine

May I myself change into food and drink.
May I become an inexhaustible treasure
For those who are poor and destitute;
May I turn into all things they could need
And may these be placed close beside them.

Without any sense of loss
I shall give up my body and enjoyments
As well as all my virtues of the three times
For the sake of benefitting all.

Excerpts from the book A GUIDE TO THE BODHISATTVA\'S WAY
OF LIFE

Shantideva - Sep 24, 2012

What remains with me now
From the terminated experiences of the past?
But through my great attachment to them
I have been going against my spiritual masters╩╣ advice.

Having departed from this life
And from all my friends and relatives,
If all alone I must go elsewhere
What is the use of making friends and enemies?

Excerpts from the book A GUIDE TO THE BODHISATTVA\'S WAY
OF LIFE

Shantideva - Sep 19, 2012

While I am lying in bed,
Although surrounded by my friends and relatives,
The feeling of life being severed
Will not experienced by me alone.

When seized by the messengers of death,
What benefit will friends and relatives afford?
My merit alone shall protect me then,
But upon that I have never relied.

Excerpts from the book A GUIDE TO THE BODHISATTVA\'S WAY
OF LIFE

Shantideva - Sep 18, 2012

Just like a dream experience,
Whatever things I enjoy
Will become a memory.
Whatever has passed will not be seen again.
Even within this brief life
Many friends and foes have passed,
But whatever unbearable evil I committed for them
Remains ahead of me.
Thereby, through not having realised
That I shall suddenly vanish,
I committed so much evil
Out of ignorance, lust and hate.
Remaining neither day nor night,
Life is always slipping by
And never getting any longer,
Why will death not come to one like me?

Excerpts from the book A GUIDE TO THE BODHISATTVA\'S WAY
OF LIFE

Shantideva - Sep 17, 2012



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