“Wisdom without skillful means
And skillful means, too, without wisdom
Are referred to as bondage.
Therefore do not give up either.”
The Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment by Atisha Dipamkarashrijnana as translated by Ruth Sonam is included in Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment: A Commentary on Atisha Dipamkara Shrijnanas’ “A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment” and Lama Je Tsong Khapa’s “Lines of Experience” by Tenzin Gyatso, His Holines the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. Translated by Geshe Thupten Jinpa. Produced by the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archives for Thubten Dhargye Ling Publications. Available on-line from Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive.