Viṃśatikā (Twenty Stanzas Proving Representation Only) 唯識二十論

Composed by Vasubandhu, translated by Xuanzang


第 31 冊 No. 1590 唯識二十論 世親菩薩造 唐 玄奘譯 共 1 卷 Volume 31, No. 1590 Viṃśatikā (Twenty Stanzas on Consciousness Only) Composed by Vasubandhu, translated by Xuanzang in the Tang in 1 scroll


Date 661 from Lancaster (Lancaster 2004, 'K 608'). Sanskrit and English titles from Buswell and Lopez (c.v. 'Viṃśatikā') English translations: None

English translation

Cock, Francis H. 1999, Three Texts on Consciousness Only, United States: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research, Online at

Primary Source

Vasubandhu and Xuanzang, 《唯識二十論》 'Viṃśatikā (Twenty Stanzas on Consciousness Only),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 31, No. 1590, Accessed 2016-10-18,


  1. Buswell, Robert E. and Donald S. Lopez, eds 2014, The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  2. Lancaster, L.R. 2004. The Korean Buddhist Canon: A Descriptive Catalogue,

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