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Author QuotedSurendranath Dasgupta
Title QuotedIntroduction to Tantric Buddhism
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/11/02
ImprintCalcutta : [s.n.]. 1958
Quotation"One is to attain enlightenment and become a Buddha only for the sake of others; it has therefore been said, ‘Bodhicitta is perfect enlightenment (attained) for the sake of others"¦'" [S. B. Dasgupta, An Introduction to Tantric Buddhism (Calcutta, 1958), pp. 280-83]
JournalThe Other Side of the Mountain: The End of the Journey. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 7, 1967-1968.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1998, p. 239
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