37 Bodhisattva Practices

The 37 practices of Bodhisattva

based on the tibetan text available here from http://www.lotsawahouse.org , I am trying to study it.


rgyal-sras [Bodhisattva] lag-len [practical procedures] so-bdun [37] ma [main] 37 Bodhisattva practices rgyal=buddha , sras=son lag=hand , len=study bdun=7=week , so=tooth=32=30' ma=main=mother=root


na-mo [homage to] lo-ke-shwa-ra-ye [Avalokiteshvara] I pay homage to Avalokiteshvara Avalokiteshvara(sanskrit) is the Bodhisattva of compassion. In tibetan : Chenrezig.


gang-gi [who] chos-kun[all dharma] 'gro [going] 'ong[comming] med [is not] gzigs [realize] kyang [although] who although he realized the non impermanent nature of dharma chos=dharma , kun=all

འགྲོ་བའི་དོན་ ལ་ གཅིག་ཏུ་ བརྩོན་ མཛད་པའི་

'gro-ba'i-don [welfare] la [and] gcig-tu [devoted to] brtson [make effort] mdzad pa'i [do/effects] was devoted to make efforts for the benefit of all sentient beings

བླ་མ་མཆོག་ དང་ སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས་ མགོན་ལ་ ལ་

bla-ma [lama] mchog [chief] dang [and] spyan ras gzigs [Chenrezig] mgon [protector] la [to] I take refuge in Chenrezig, lama chief

རྟག་ཏུ་ སྒོ་གསུམ་གུས་ གུས་པས་ཕྱག་ ཕྱག་ འཚམ་ མོ་

rtag-tu sgo-gsum gus-pas phyag 'tsham mo in a permanent and respectful devotion through the 3 doors rtag-tsu=permanent sgo-gsum=3 doors (body/voice/mind) (om/ah/hum) (white/red/blue) gus-pas=with respect phyag=salutation 'tsham=conform with mo=phrase end (=woman)
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