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The Moon Of Wisdom: Chapter Six Of Chandrakirti's Entering The Middle Way With Commentary From The Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje
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Nagarjuna, in his seminal text, The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way, summarized the vast teachings of the Buddha and used logical reasoning to prove the validity of his words. Entering the Middle Way is Chandrakirti's explanation of Nagarjuna's work. Its sixth chapter, which comprises the majority of the text, has four main sections: an explanation of how in genuine r ...more
Paperback, 508 pages
Published February 2nd 2006 by Snow Lion
(first published March 25th 2005)
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I keep rereading it, because you will always pick up something "different," as your experience shifts. It is essential. A fun bonus is the Tibetan on the side. If you've learned Tibetan Grammar and know most basic Buddhist terms, you can easily keep up to date on your Tibetan just by reading and parsing the grammar on each left page.
[A] khenpo of Nālandā Mahāvihāra and a disciple of Nāgārjuna and a commentator on his works and those of his main disciple, Āryadeva. Candrakīrti was the most famous member of what the Tibetans came to call the dbU-ma thal-'gyur, an approach to the interpretation of Madhyamaka philosophy sometimes back-translated into Sanskrit as Prāsaṅgika Madhyamaka or rendered in English as the "Consequentialis ...moreMore about Candrakīrti