Termo

Tibetano:

ཞི་བ་ལྷ་

zhi ba lha

divindade pacífica

Sânscrito:

śāntideva

divindade pacífica

Português:

Śāntideva

Autor da célebre obra Bodhicaryāvatāra (A Via do Bodhisattva) que expõe, sob a forma de versos, toda a essência da bodhicitta e das seis pāramitās. Esta obra tornou-se referência para todas as escolas budistas Mahāyāna. Śāntideva foi monge e membro da antiga univer- sidade de Nālanda, e viveu durante o século VIII.

(viveu na primeira metade do século VIII d.C.) Membro da Universidade de Nālanda e famoso autor do Bodhicaryāvatāra. Ele manteve a visão da Prasangika Madhyamika na tradição de Chandrakirti. [IMW 2004].

English:

Śāntideva

(7th century), the great Indian poet and mahāsiddha, who astounded the monks of his monastery of Nālandā with his famous poem on the practice of bodhicitta, the Bodhicaryāvatāra (spyod 'jug), or The Way of the Bodhisattva. [WOMPT]

(flourished in the first half of the eighth century C.E.) A member of Nālandā University and the celebrated author of the Bodhicaryāvatāra . He upheld the view of the Prāsaṅgika Madhyamaka in the tradition of Candrakīrti. [IMW 2004]

The great 7th century Indian poet and mahasiddha (great accomplished being), author of the famous poem on the practice of bodhichitta, The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicaryāvatāra . [TLWF 2011]

A member of Nālanda university and the celebrated author of the Bodhicaryāvatāra (The Way of the Bodhisattva). He upheld the view of the Prāsaṅgika Madhyamaka in the tradition of Candrakīrti. Śāntideva was also the author of the Shikshasamucchachaya, a compendium of citations on discipline, which forms a valuable collection of texts that have otherwise been lost. [TPQ]