Nyāyamukha (Yinming Zheng Li Men Lun Ben) 因明正理門論本

Composed by Dignāga, translated by Xuanzang


第 32 冊 No. 1628 因明正理門論本 大域龍菩薩造 唐 玄奘譯 共 1 卷
Volume 32, No. 1628, Nyāyamukha (Yinming Zheng Li Men Lun Ben), Composed by Dignāga, translated by Xuanzang in the Tang in 1 scroll


Sanskrit title and date 650 from Lancaster (2004, 'K 604')

English translation

Guiseppe Tucci 1930, The Nyāyamukha of Digṅnāga: The Oldest Buddhist Text on Logic after Chinese and Tibetan Materials, Heidelberg: Institut für Buddhismuskunde (Harrassowitz, Leipzig).

Primary Source

Dignāga and Xuanzang, 《因明正理門論本》 'Nyāyamukha (Yinming Zheng Li Men Lun Ben),' in Taishō shinshū Daizōkyō 《大正新脩大藏經》, in Takakusu Junjiro, ed., (Tokyo: Taishō Shinshū Daizōkyō Kankōkai, 1988), Vol. 32, No. 1628, Accessed 2016-10-20, http://tripitaka.cbeta.org/T32n1628.


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