This is the final teaching by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche on Bodhicharyavatara Chapter 10 which is on Dedication. In these final verses Shantideva outlines the various people to whom his dedication prayers are directed. And, he says, because we are restricted by our limited knowledge and understanding, we ask that we can enjoin our dedication with all the great Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, so that our own dedications take on the power of theirs and reach the whole of the limitless universe, missing nothing and one.
Finally in his now famous dedication prayer, Shantideva asks that he will always remain a monk, to help sentient beings in samsara, prostrating to his own yidam, Manjushri along with all his teachers and guides in past and future lives, asking that this will come true.
And now as long as space endures,
As long as there are beings to be found,
May I continue likewise to remain
To drive away the sorrows of the world.
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