About Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra

The Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra, also known as the Bodhicaryāvatāra, is a Mahāyāna Buddhist text authored around 700 AD in Sanskrit verse by Shantideva (Śāntideva), a Buddhist monk from Nālandā Monastic University in India. This text, titled "A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life," has been translated into English and is a significant work in Mahāyāna Buddhism.