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The Kālacakratantra : the chapter on the individual together with the Vimalaprabhā

Author: Vesna A Wallace; Robert A F Thurman; Thomas F Yarnall
Publisher: New York : American Institute of Buddhist Studies at Columbia University : Distributed by Columbia University Press, ©2004.
Series: Treasury of the Buddhist sciences.
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Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Tantra. Kālacakratantra. English.
Kālacakratantra.
New York : American Institute of Buddhist Studies at Columbia University : Distributed by Columbia University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)989012227
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vesna A Wallace; Robert A F Thurman; Thomas F Yarnall
ISBN: 0975373412 9780975373415
OCLC Number: 56193830
Language Note: An English translation from the Sanskrit of the second chapter of the Kālacakratantra with a critical edition of the Mongolian translation.
Notes: "Co-published with Columbia University's Center for Buddhist Studies and Tibet House US."
Description: xxiii, 374 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introductory remarks / Robert A. F. Thurman --
I. great exposition on the origination of the body, speech, and mind and on the investigation of the four noble truths --
II. great exposition of the truth of origination, and so on --
III. great exposition on the battle between the cakravarti and barbarians, on the tantric families of Kalacakra, and on the origination of the families of the Nadis --
IV. great exposition on the characteristics of unfavorable death and on the severance of the Nadis --
V. great exposition on the principles of Kalacakra and on the characteristics of the moment --
VI. great exposition on elixirs, midwifery, and the like --
VII. great exposition of our own and others' philosophical views, logic, and analysis --
critical edition of the Mongolian text --
App. 1. Middle Mongolian words --
App. 2. Sanskrit words in the Mongolian.
Series Title: Treasury of the Buddhist sciences.
Other Titles: Tripiṭaka.
Vimalaprabhā.
Responsibility: translated from Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Mongolian by Vesna A. Wallace ; introductory remarks by Robert A.F. Thurman ; editor-in-chief, Robert A.F. Thurman ; editing and design, Thomas F. Yarnall.

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This important volume belongs in research libraries, but is also affordable for Buddhist scholars. -- Frederick Smith Religious Studies Review

 
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