Candrakirti’s Prasannapada. Uploaded by veghster. A Commentary on Nagarjuna’s Mulamadhyamakakarika. Edited Sarath Chandra Das. Buddhist Texts of the. According to medieval Tibetan historians’ accounts, Candrakīrti was born in He draws on Candrakīrti’s Prasannapadā and Tibetan sources to. Description: The Prasannapadā is one of Candrakīrti’s most important compositions. Of its twenty-seven chapters commenting on Nāgārjuna’s.

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Please subscribe or login. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Those two were Indian scholars. If you are interested in Mahayana buddhism in cahdrakirti and Madhyamika philosophy in particular then Prasannapada is the text you will eventually have to read.

It is a reliable source of historical information on editions, translations, and chronology but does not contain much in the way of interpretive exposition.

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Madhyamaka Schools in India: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Don’t have a Kindle? Not all the chapters are in it but you will get the point after a while and then it is just being repeated over and over again.


The Philosophy of the Middle Way. Seventeen of its twenty-seven chapters have been chosen to give an integrated statement of every aspect of its arguments and conclusions. Now that I no longer read sanskrit on a regular basis this translation brings me what I want from this very special text. The Prasannapada is the explanation of the versed aphorisms of Nagarjuna which are the first and basic statement of the Buddhist philosophy of the middle way.

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Chandrakirti’s Madhyamakavatara with Commentary by Ju Mipham. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. East Candrkairti Designer Men’s Fashion. I can read it, enjoy it, ponder the wisdom in it without having to check every word in a dictionary.


As the title “Essential Chapters” of this book implies, this is not a complete translation of Nagarjuna’s “Middle Stanzas” with the commentary of Candrakirti.

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Includes a short bibliography of relevant articles. A philosophically sophisticated treatment that explains how Madhyamaka arguments about the two truths, dependently originated existents, and emptiness work. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. candrakirrti

Share your thoughts with other customers. Sprung didn’t attempt to write the most literal and exact translation possible, he wanted to write a clear translation in English that works for people who don’t read sanskrit.

It is the largest set of chapters yet to have been translated into English. Edited by Edward N. Just to clarify the information given in review no. Sign in with your library card. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: English Choose a language for shopping.


Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Sign up for My OBO. Write a customer review. I have studied sanskrit at the university, Prasannapada was among the texts I read parts of and Sprung’s translation was a great help. Della Santina discusses the development of the Madhyamaka school in India and Tibet. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Introduction to the Middle Way: Customers who bought this item also bought.

The important chapters are all there, the earth shattering conclusions and the reasoning behind them are all there. Other chapters have been translated here and there, mostly in scholarly journals. I do not take issue with the contention that it is “the most important book in the world. When first published, this volume was the first attempt, in any European language, to present all the essentials of this most radical of Buddhist philosophical works.

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