Shantideva’s Bodhicaryavatara

The Bodhicaryāvatāra or Bodhisattvacharyāvatāra, is a Mahāyāna Buddhist text written c. 700 AD in Sanskrit verse by Shantideva (Śāntideva), a Buddhist monk at Nālandā Monastic University in India. Translation is by Stephen Batchelor, 1979. Chapters:

Ch.1, The Benefits of the mind of awakening (Bodhicittānuśaṃsaḥ) Ch.2 Disclosure of evil (Pāpadeśanā): 9:31
Ch.3 Full acceptance of bodhicitta (Bodhicittaparigraho): 24:50
Ch.4 Conscientiousness (Bodhicittāpramādo): 31:10
Ch.5 Guarding Alertness (Saṃprajanyarakṣaṇaḥ): 45:03
Ch.6 Patience (Kṣāntipāramitā): 1:15:14
Ch.7 Enthusiasm (Vīryapāramitā): 1:52:54
Ch.8 Meditation (Dhyānapāramitā): 2:15:50
Ch.9 Wisdom (Prajñāpāramitā): 3:13:08
Ch.9 verse 30: 3:28:16
Ch.9 verse 52: 3:43:50
Ch.9 verse 73: 4:00:08
Ch.9 verse 98: 4:15:17
Ch.9 verse 116: 4:28:56
Ch.9 verse 137: 4:43:35

Recorded in San Francisco, CA, USA. Narrated by Judith Skinner during retreat. Audio editing by Kate Harper.