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Santideva's Bodhicaryavatara in Translation: A Century of Interpretation of a Sanskrit Mahayana Text

Nelson, Barbara


Many translations of Śāntideva’s Bodhicaryāvatāra, a Sanskrit Mahāyāna Buddhist text of seventh/eighth-century India, have been published since 1892. Śāntideva’s Bodhicaryāvatāra is one of the few Indian Mahāyāna Buddhist texts available in Sanskrit and it was influential in Tibetan Buddhist schools. This article explores how translation of the Bodhicaryāvatāra is no longer the preserve of scholars but has moved to being carried out by Buddhist practitioners influenced by Tibetan schools...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Religious History
DOI: 10.1111/1467-9809.12307.


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