Samantabhadracharya Pranidhana: The Extraordinary Aspiration by Lama Shenpen Hookham

By Lama Shenpen Hookham

The Samantabhadracharya Pranidhana is the ultimate component of the marvelous Avatamsaka Sutra. The Sanskrit observe pranidhana capability whatever like wishing prayer or aspiration. referred to as the King of Pranidhanas, the Samantabhadracharya Pranidhana is the final word expression of the totally woke up and entirely operative center want for the Enlightenment of all sentient beings. As such, via learning and reciting it, we will be able to progressively speak in confidence its vision.
This ebook includes a entire translation of the Samantabhadracharya Pranidhana besides a short observation, drawing on oral teachings Lama Shenpen got from Bokar Rinpoche and different teachers.

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