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Lucid exposition of the middle way : the essential chapters from the Prasannapadā of Candrakīrti

Author: Candrakīrti.; Mervyn Sprung; T R V Murti; U S Vyas
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Prajñā Press, 1979.
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Candrakīrti.
Lucid exposition of the middle way.
Boulder, Colo. : Prajñā Press, 1979
(OCoLC)988150896
Named Person: Nāgārjuna
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Candrakīrti.; Mervyn Sprung; T R V Murti; U S Vyas
ISBN: 0877737118 9780877737117
OCLC Number: 4933481
Description: xv, 283 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface: Texts and translation --
Acknowledgments --
The thought of the Middle Way: translator's introduction --
Lucid exposition of the Middle Way --
Candrakirti's salutation to Nāgārjuna --
Concern, method and assumptions of the Middle Way Philosophy --
Attack on the possibility of knowledge: controversy with a Buddhist Epistemologist --
Enquiry into conditions --
Motion and rest --
Vision and the other sense faculties --
Material objects and the other factors of personal existence --
The primal elements or character and characteristic --
Desire and the other afflictions --
The agent subject and his doing --
Self as subject of perception --
Fire and fuel --
The absence of being in things --
Self-existence --
Self and the way things really are --
Time --
The perfectly realized one --
The basic afflictions and the four misbeliefs --
The four Buddhist truths --
Nirvāṇa --
Glossary --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: Prasannapadā.
Responsibility: translated from the Sanskrit by Mervyn Sprung, in collaboration with T.R.V. Murti and U.S. Vyas.

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