Emptiness Yoga: The Tibetan Middle Way / Edition 2

Emptiness Yoga: The Tibetan Middle Way / Edition 2

by Jeffrey Hopkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1559390433

ISBN-13: 9781559390439

Pub. Date: 06/01/1995

Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.

An absorbing exposition of the methods of realization of the Middle Way Consequence School (Prasangika Madhyamika) by Jeffrey Hopkins—considered by many the foremost Western authority on Tibetan Buddhism. His presentation is based on Jang-gya's famous work—the original and translation are included. The reasonings used to analyze persons and phenomena to

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An absorbing exposition of the methods of realization of the Middle Way Consequence School (Prasangika Madhyamika) by Jeffrey Hopkins—considered by many the foremost Western authority on Tibetan Buddhism. His presentation is based on Jang-gya's famous work—the original and translation are included. The reasonings used to analyze persons and phenomena to establish their true mode of existence are discussed in the context of meditative practice. This exposition includes a masterful treatment of the compatibility of emptiness and dependent-arising.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559390439
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface9
Technical Note12
1 Jang-gya's Biography15
2 Consequentialists36
3 Self55
4 False Appearance68
5 Own Thing82
6 Validity95
7 Withdrawal Is Not Sufficient108
8 Reasoned Refutation123
9 The Main Reasonings148
10 Can Something Give Birth to Itself156
11 Does a Plant Grow?172
12 Inducing Realization187
13 Other Reasonings204
14 The Sevenfold Reasoning: Background209
15 The Example: A Chariot224
16 Bringing the Reasoning to Life249
17 I As a Basis of Emptiness263
18 Compatibility of Emptiness and Nominal Existence282
19 Extending the Realization293
20 Dependent-Arising303
21The Centrality of Dependent-Arising330
TRANSLATION: Jang-gya's Text Without Commentary355
1 Definition of a Consequentialist360
2 Self364
3 Purpose of Reasoning373
4 Refuting a Self of Phenomena383
5 Refuting a Self of Persons391
6 Dependent-Arising409
Appendix: Page Correlations, Tibetan to English429
Bibliography431
Notes511
Index486
TIBETAN TEXT: The Middle Way Consequence School from
Jang-gya's Presentation of Tenets512

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