Four Illusions: Candrakirti's Advice for Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path

Four Illusions: Candrakirti's Advice for Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path


This booklet offers the 1st English translation of Candrakirti's remark (ca. 6-7th century C.E.) on 4 illusions that hinder us from turning into Buddhas. Lang's translation captures the readability of Candrakirti's arguments and the vigorous humor of the tales and examples he makes use of. Lang's advent explores the diversity of Candrakirti's pursuits in faith, philosophy, psychology, politics, and erotic poetry.

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