BA9/BA1_9-10 is Ringu Tulku Rinpoche’s teaching on the 9th and 10th stanzas of the first chapter of the Bodhicharyavatara. This continues on the general benefit of bodhicitta which was started in stanza six.
Stanza 9 is about how the generation of bodhicitta — the highest aspiration and motivation to work for the highest benefit for all beings — changes one’s identity and status. Five different examples demonstrating the benefits of generating bodhicitta are given in the next few following stanzas, starting from stanza 10 which Rinpoche explains in this teaching.
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