By Rongton Sheja Kunrig, Christian Bernert
Trans. by way of Christian Bernert
A seminal statement on probably the most vital works of Mahayana Buddhism.
According to culture, Distinguishing the center from the Extremes (Madhyāntavibhāga) was once printed by way of Maitreya to Asaṅga, and the novel view it offers eternally replaced the way in which Mahayana Buddhists understand truth. the following, the Tibetan grasp Rongtön unpacks this guide and its practices for us in a manner that's instantaneously obtainable and profound, with real functional meditative functions. The paintings explains the great paths of the 3 autos of Buddhism, emphasizing the view of Yogācāra, and demonstrates the inseparability of expertise and vacancy. It bargains a close presentation of the 3 natures of truth, a correct knowing of which gives the antidotes to confusion and agony. The translator’s creation provides a transparent evaluation of the entire options explored within the textual content, making it effortless for the reader to bridge its principles to genuine perform.
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Explanation of the Title 3. 1. 2. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Explanation of the fifth chapter: The unsurpassed vehicle 4. Concluding Verses and Verses of Aspiration Appendix 1: Illuminating the Essence Appendix 2: Detailed Outline of the Commentary Notes Glossary Tibetan Names and Places with Transliteration and Notes Bibliography Index E-mail Sign-Up FOREWORD I am very pleased that Rongtön Sheja Künrig’s unsurpassable commentary on Maitreya’s Madhyāntavibhāga has been translated into English and thus made available to a great number of Dharma students worldwide.
THE ROLE OF BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY In the scriptures, Buddha Shakyamuni is often depicted as a very practical person, sometimes actively discouraging his followers from engaging in speculative arguments. 1 Instead, we are encouraged to do something about the suffering we experience and its causes by following the path he laid out. Why, then, one might reasonably ask, has the tradition produced this gigantic collection of writings of a philosophical nature? Of course, that depends on what we mean by philosophy in the first place.
Other titles: Dbus dang mtha’ rnam par ’byed pa’i rnam bshad mi pham dgongs rgyan. English Description: Boulder: Snow Lion, 2017. | Includes bibliographical references and index. | Includes translation from Tibetan. Identifiers: LCCN 2016011616 | ISBN 9781611803662 (paperback: alk. paper) | eISBN 9780834840393 Subjects: LCSH: Maitreyanātha Madhyāntavibhaṅga. | Yogācāra (Buddhism)—Early works to 1800. | BISAC: RELIGION / Buddhism / Tibetan. | RELIGION / Buddhism / Sacred Writings. H. Sakya Trizin Foreword by Khenpo Ngawang Jorden Acknowledgments Translator’s Introduction The Buddhist Path The Role of Buddhist Philosophy The Three Turnings of the Dharma Wheel The Yogācāra Tradition Scriptural Sources Fundamental Concepts Yogācāra in Tibet Maitreya’s Madhyāntavibhāga The Text Authorship Overview of the Madhyāntavibhāga Rongtön’s Commentary A Short Glimpse at the Life of Rongtön Sheja Künrig Rongtön’s Commentary on the Madhyāntavibhāga On This Translation The Root Text Translation 1.
Adorning Maitreya’s Intent: Arriving at the View of Nonduality by Rongton Sheja Kunrig, Christian Bernert