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Moon of Wisdom: Chapter Six of Chandrakirti's Entering the Middle Way with Commentary from the Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje's Chariot of the Dakpo Kagyu Siddhas

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Nagarjuna, in his seminal text, The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way, summarized the vast teachings of the Buddha and used logical reasoning to prove the validity of his words. Entering the Middle Way is Chandrakirti's explanation of Nagarjuna's work. Its sixth chapter, which comprises the majority of the text, has four main sections: an explanation of how in genuine reality phenomena do not truly arise; a refutation of the Mind-Only School's assertion that mind truly exists; a refutation of the true ...
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Overview

Nagarjuna, in his seminal text, The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way, summarized the vast teachings of the Buddha and used logical reasoning to prove the validity of his words. Entering the Middle Way is Chandrakirti's explanation of Nagarjuna's work. Its sixth chapter, which comprises the majority of the text, has four main sections: an explanation of how in genuine reality phenomena do not truly arise; a refutation of the Mind-Only School's assertion that mind truly exists; a refutation of the true existence of the personal self; and an explanation of the sixteen emptinesses taught by"the Buddha in the Transcendent Wisdom Sutras. The Moon of Wisdom is thus a book that explains the Buddha's ultimate teachings, how to gain confidence in them, and how to put them into practice in one's"own life to the great benefit of oneself and others.
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Provides access to the Buddha's ultimate teachings on reality.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559392310
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/25/2006
  • Edition description: Translatio
  • Pages: 508
  • Sales rank: 984,911
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.57 (d)

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The Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje was one of the most erudite and prolific scholars of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism
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Table of Contents

Introductory verses 7
Pt. I The refutation of arising from the four extremes - section A 16
Pt. II The refutation of the proponents of perception 123
Pt. III The refutation of arising from the four extremes - section B 292
Pt. IV The absence of personal self 338
Pt. V The sixteen types of emptiness 454
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