Asangas MahayanasamgrahaChapter III Translation and Tibetan Text by: Chikafumi Watanabe
This volume presents an English translation of the third chapter of Mahayanasamgraha which discusses the bodhisattva’s entrance into the defining characteristics of the realization of vijnapti-matrata. It also contains English translations and Tibetan texts of the selected passages in the commentaries of the texts, i.e., Mahayanasamgrahabhasya and Mahayanasamgrahopanibandhana.
Year Of Publication: 2014
Pages : xvi, 165p.
Bibliographic Details : Index; Bibliography
Language : English
Binding : Hardcover
Publisher: D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Mahayanasamgraha is one of the most important texts of the Yogacara School of Mahayana Buddhism. In this text, its author, Asanga, developed and systematized the Yogacara philosophy and praxis.
This volume presents an English translation of Mahayanasamgrahas third chapter which discusses the bodhisattvas entrance into the defining characteristics of what is to be known, i.e. the realization of vijnapti-matrata. The translation is based on the Tibetan text edited by utilizing and consulting all available Tibetan editions sDe dge, Co ne, Peking, sNar thang, Taipei, Lamotte, Yamaguchi and Nagao. This volume also contains English translations and Tibetan texts of the selected passages in the commentaries of the text, i.e. Mahayanasamgrahabhasya by Vasubandhu and Mahayanasamgrahopanibandhana by Asvabhava. The translation of the texts in this volume aims to advance a scholarly understanding of praxis, and the relation of the practical and philosophical theories described in the third chapter of Mahayanasamgraha and its commentaries.
Chapter One: Asanga and His Works
Bibliography of Modern Editions and
Translations of the MS, MSBh, MSU, and Viv.
The Contents of Mahayanasamgraha III
Chapter Two: Translation of Mahayanasamgraha III
Introduction to the Translation
Chapter Three: Tibetan Text of Mahayanasamgraha III
Introduction to the Tibetan Text