Bodhisattva Vow Study/Preparation Requirements

December 20, 2023
  1. Study “37 Practices of the Bodhisattva,” by Gyalse Tokme Zangpo
  2. Study “Commentary on Seven Points of Mind Training, ” by Gyalse Tokme Zangpo
  3. Study “The Four Immeasurables,” by Buddhagupta
  4. Read: The Way of the Bodhisattva. Shantideva. The Padmakara Translation Group. Study and memorize the Bodhisattva Vows, Six Paramitas, Seven Branch Offering.
  5. Read: The Uttaratantra, A Treatise on Buddha-Essence. Kenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. Part Two: Buddha Essence.
  6. Emptiness class (Second Wheel of the Dharma)
  7. Buddha Nature Class (Third Wheel of the Dharma)
  8. This year, become familiar with impermanence, interdependence, illusory appearances, emptiness.