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How do you become a Bodhisattva? Upon the Awakening of the Bodhi Heart (Bodhichitt-otpada). This lecture defines the Bodhichitta, and describes how one can prepare for its arising through the observance of Shantideva's Supreme Worship and Vasubhandu's Four Factors.
Talk given in 1969.
This talk is part of the series Aspects of the Bodhisattva Ideal.
|2.||Recapitulation of lecture 65 (7:06)|
|3.||How does one become a Bodhisattva? (6:53)|
|4.||The Five Skandhas (4:26)|
|5.||The Bodhichitta as a Transcendental experience (3:32)|
|6.||“There's only one Bodhichitta” (2:43)|
|7.||The Absolute and the Relative Bodhichitta (5:31)|
|8.||How does the Bodhichitta arise? (3:26)|
|9.||The need for preparation (5:11)|
|10.||Shantideva's 'Supreme Worship': (2:46)|
|13.||Going for Refuge (1:10)|
|14.||Confession of Faults (1:28)|
|15.||Rejoicing in Merits (2:06)|
|16.||Entreaty and Supplication (0:46)|
|17.||Transference of Merit & Self-Surrender (3:42)|
|18.||Vasubandhu's 'Four Factors'; Recollecting the Buddhas (1:49)|
|19.||Seeing the faults of conditioned existence (2:59)|
|20.||Observing the suffering of sentient beings (3:36)|
|21.||Contemplation of the Tathagatas' virtues (2:07)|
|22.||Summary of Vasubandhu's Four Factors (2:34)|
Total running time: 1:09:48