Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra - meaning and definition. What is Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra
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Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra         
BUDDHIST WAY OF LIFESTYLE
Bodhisattva's Way of Life; Bodhicharyavatara; Bodhicaryavatara; Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life; A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way Of Life; Bodhisattvacaryavatara; Bodhicaryāvatāra; Way of the Bodhisattva
The Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra or Bodhicaryāvatāra (; Tibetan: བྱང་ཆུབ་སེམས་དཔའི་སྤྱོད་པ་ལ་འཇུག་པ་ byang chub sems dpa'i spyod pa la 'jug pa; Chinese: 入菩薩行論; Japanese: 入菩薩行論) translated into English as A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, is a Mahāyāna Buddhist text written c. 700 AD in Sanskrit verse by Shantideva (Śāntideva), a Buddhist monk at Nālandā Monastic University in India which is also where it was composed.