Four Illusions: Candrakirti's Advice to Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path

Four Illusions: Candrakirti's Advice to Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path

by Karen C. Lang
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195151135

ISBN-13: 9780195151138

Pub. Date: 02/27/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book provides the first English translation of Candrakirti's commentary (ca. 6-7th century C.E.) on four illusions that prevent us from becoming Buddhas. Lang's translation captures the clarity of Candrakirti's arguments and the lively humor of the stories and examples he uses. Lang's introduction explores the range of Candrakirti's interests in religion,

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This book provides the first English translation of Candrakirti's commentary (ca. 6-7th century C.E.) on four illusions that prevent us from becoming Buddhas. Lang's translation captures the clarity of Candrakirti's arguments and the lively humor of the stories and examples he uses. Lang's introduction explores the range of Candrakirti's interests in religion, philosophy, psychology, politics, and erotic poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195151138
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/27/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
836,850
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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