Zhōnglùn/中論/Madhyamakaśāstra in English

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Zhōnglùn/中論/Madhyamakaśāstra in English

Post by Caoimhghín » Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:03 am

A seminal Chinese recension of the Venerable Nāgārjuna's Madhyamaka masterwork. This recension is foundational and traditional for much of East Asian Madhyamak. Available for-free, translated in two volumes by B.C. Bocking

http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/928/

This may be a valuable resource to those interested in the Móhēzhǐguān study thread.
歸命本覺心法身常住妙法心蓮臺本來莊嚴三身徳三十七尊住心
城遠離因果法然具普門塵數諸三昧無邊徳海本圓滿還我頂禮心諸佛

In reverence for the root gnosis of the heart, the dharmakāya,
for the ever present good law of the heart, the lotus terrace,
for the inborn adornment of the trikāya, the thirty-seven sages dwelling in the heart,
for that which is removed from seed and fruit, the upright key to the universal gate,
for all boundless concentrations, the sea of virtue, the root perfection,
I prostrate, bowing to the hearts of all Buddhas.

胎藏金剛菩提心義略問答鈔, Treatise on the teaching of the gnostic heart of the womb and the diamond, T2397.1.470c5-8

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Re: Zhōnglùn/中論/Madhyamakaśāstra in English

Post by Javierfv1212 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:53 pm

Woah, nice! I did not know this was available. Thanks
It is quite impossible to find the Buddha anywhere other than in one's own mind.
~Padmasambhava

Amid those who are self-constrained, the Stable One would not posit as categorically true or false
anything seen, heard, or sensed, clung to and considered truth by others.
Since they have already seen this dart to which people cling and adhere,
saying “I know, I see, it is just so,”
the Tathāgatas cling to nothing.
-Kalaka sutta

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