Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
The Heart of Compassion

The Heart of Compassion

Upgrade to the Flash 9 viewer for enhanced content, including the ability to browse & search through your favorite titles.
Click here to learn more!

Order Exam Copy
E-Mail this Page Print this Page
Add This - The Heart of Compassion

Written by Dilgo KhyentseAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Dilgo Khyentse
Translated by Mattieu RicardAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mattieu Ricard and Padmakara Translation GroupAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Padmakara Translation Group

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
  •  
  • Publisher: Shambhala
  • On Sale: May 29, 2007
  • Price: $19.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-59030-457-0 (1-59030-457-8)
about this book

The inspiring and eloquent verses found in The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva were composed by Gyalse Ngulchu Thogme (1295–1369), an ancient Tibetan master and legendary exemplar of generosity and kindness. This classical text—a concise and easy-to-memorize distillation of the teachings presented in Shantideva’s masterwork The Way of the Bodhisattva—has been studied and followed by Tibetan monks and scholars for centuries. In this new translation, featuring the commentary of the beloved twentieth-century master Dilgo Khyentse, this remarkable text is made accessible and relevant to contemporary Buddhists.