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By Peter Della Santina

ISBN-10: 8120801539

ISBN-13: 9788120801530

This quantity strains the advance of 1 of the main divisive debates in Buddhist philosophy during which best elements have been taken through Nagarjuna, Bhavaviveka and Candrakirti. The fascinating debate among the Prasangikas and Svatantrikas has up to now bought relatively little awareness. it's been principally assumed that the department among the 2 faculties happened as a result disagreements at the necessities of the Madhyamaka philosophical view. within the current paintings the writer argues that the varsity cut up no longer over philosophy yet over forensic method or, in different phrases, over the way the philosophy of vacancy used to be to be communicated to and vindicated for others. He attracts considerably at the Tibetan resources to end up his point of view. He additionally uses Nagarjuna's Mulamadhya makakarika and Candrakirti's Prasannapadanamadhyamakavrtti. the quantity extends not just the present knowing of the Madhyamaka procedure, but additionally bargains a brand new and eminently moderate interpretation of the character of the divisions among the Prasangikas and Svatantrikas.

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OfBuddkism, p. 85. 67. Ibid. Footnote 3 to p. 85. 68. Millamadhyamakakarika, XIII. 8. 69. Murti, T. R. , TM CmtralPhilosophy ofBuddllism. Appendix, p. 352, 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. s CHAPTER II THE PRINCIPAL EXPONENTS OF THE MADHYAMAKA SYSTEM IN INDIA As we noted at the outset of the foregoing chapter, the Madhyamaka as a systematic philosophy was initially formulated by the great Buddhist scholar and saint acarya Nagarjuna. A great many episodes of perhaps a legendary character have been naturally associated with the life of this outstanding religious figure.

Ibid. II. 2, p. 13. 46. rikil XXIII. 22. 47. · XXIII. 10, 11. 48. Conze, Edward. Verse Summary I. 13, p. 10. 49. Ibid. XXII, 6. p. 51. 50. adapted from Verse Summary XXVIII. 5, p. 61. 51. rika, XV. 5,6. 52. Ratnavalr, I. 27. 53. Stanza, 5. 54. Conze, Edward, Verse Summary, X. 10, p. 28. 55. adapted from Verse Summary I. 27, p. 12. 56. rikt1, XVIII. 9. 57. adapted from Conze, Edward, Verse Summary, XVIII. 7, p. 42. 58. Op. cit. XXIV. 8, 9. 59. rikd, XXV. 24. 60. adapted from Conze, Edward, Verse Summary, XVI.

29. Tiranatha, HutrJry of Buddhism, p. 186. 30. Tg. mdo. XVII. 20. Tiranatha, History of Buddhism, p. 186. 31. Murti, T. R. J of Buddhism, p. 95. 32. Tiiranatha, History of Buddlaism, p. 186. 33. Ibid. pp. 186-187. 34. Tg. mrlo. XVIII. 8. 35. Tg. mrlo. XVII. 1. 36. Tg. mrlo. XIX. 2. 37. Murti, T. R. , The Central Philosophy of Buddlaism, p. 98. 38. Taranatha, Histlwy qf Buridkism, p. 198. 39. Ibid. pp. 198-199. 40. Bu-ston, Hutory qf Buddhism, II, pp. 134-135. 41. Murti, T. R. J of Budriilism, p.

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