Reflections on Reality: The Three Natures and Non-Natures in the Mind-Only School

Reflections on Reality: The Three Natures and Non-Natures in the Mind-Only School

by Jeffrey Hopkins
     
 


"This is without question the finest and most complete discussion of the renowned Mind-Only school and its Tibetan context."—Anne C. Klein, author of Knowledge and Liberation, Path to the Middle

"An important new contribution to our understanding of the development of Buddhist philosophical thought in Tibet."—Matthew T. Kapstein, author of

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"This is without question the finest and most complete discussion of the renowned Mind-Only school and its Tibetan context."—Anne C. Klein, author of Knowledge and Liberation, Path to the Middle

"An important new contribution to our understanding of the development of Buddhist philosophical thought in Tibet."—Matthew T. Kapstein, author of The Tibetan Assimilation of Buddhism: Conversion, Contestation, and Memory

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520211209
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
08/05/2002
Series:
Philip E. Lilienthal Book Series
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
1,486,526
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Hopkins is Professor of Tibetan and Buddhist Studies at the University of Virginia. His more than twenty-five books include Emptiness in the Mind-Only School of Buddhism (California, 1999) and Cultivating Compassion (2001) and, as translator-editor, His Holiness the Dalai Lama's How to Practice (2002) and The Meaning of Life (2000).

Table of Contents

Preface
Technical Notes

Part One: Background
Part Two: Religous Significance of the Three Natures of Phenomena
Part Three: Examining the Sutra Unraveling the Thought
Part Four: Thoroughly Established Nature Endowed with Buddha Qualities
Part Five: Views on the Two Emptinesses
Part Six: Undermining Error

Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3

Backnotes
Bibliography

Index

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