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Mūlamadhyamakaśāstra (Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way) 《中論》

Composed by Nāgārjuna, explained by Piṅgala, translated by Kumārajīva

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第 30 冊 No. 1564

中論
龍樹菩薩造 梵志青目釋 姚秦 鳩摩羅什譯

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Volume 30, No. 1564
Mūlamadhyamakaśāstra (Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way)
Nāgārjuna, explained by Piṅgala, translated by Kumārajīva in the Later Qin in 4 scrolls

Notes


Sanskrit title and date 409 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 577')

English translations and commentaries: 1. Blo-bzan-grags-pa and Tson-kha-pa (2005); 2. Garfield, Jay L (1995); 3. Jones, Richard H (2010); 4. Nāgārjuna, Mark Siderits, and Shōryū Katsura (2013)

Primary Source


Nāgārjuna, Piṅgala, and Kumārajīva (trans.), 《中論》 'Mūlamadhyamakaśāstra (Zhong Lun),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 30, No. 1564, Accessed 2016-10-16, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T30n1564.

References


  1. Blo-bzan-grags-pa, Tson-kha-pa. 2005. An Ocean of Reasoning: a Great Commentary on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika. New York: Oxford University Press.
  2. Garfield, Jay L, 1995. The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way. Oxford University Press, USA.

  3. Jones, Richard H, 2010. Nagarjuna, Buddhism's most important philosopher: plain English translations and summaries of Nagarjuna's essential philosophical works. New York: Jackson Square Books.
  4. Lancaster, L.R. 2004, The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue, http://www.acmuller.net/descriptive_catalogue.
  5. Nāgārjuna, Mark Siderits, and Shōryū Katsura. 2013. Nagarjuna's Middle way: the Mulamadhyamakakarika, Boston : Wisdom Publications.


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