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Lions Roar : January 2010
SHAMBHALA SUN JANUARY 2010 51 The bodhisattva’s commitment to others manifests in the practice of the six perfections. But as the 17th Karmapa explains, even the ultimate virtues have a dark side we must be wary of. the CLassiC text The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva belongs to the Mahayana (Great vehicle) tradition of Buddhism and is based on the Madhyamaka (Middle Way) school of philosophy, which advocates the use of analysis to attain clear understanding and omniscient wisdom. it en- courages the practice of the six paramitas, or perfections: generosity, discipline, patience, diligence, meditative concentration, and deeper knowing or superior intelligence. But when misunderstood, these perfections can have a darker side, which is metaphorically called a “demon.” the Practice of a Bodhisattva avalokiteshvara, the bodhisattva of compassion. PaintinGByGreGsMith