Nagarjuna's Middle Way: Mulamadhyamakakarika (Classics of Indian Buddhism)

Nagarjuna's Middle Way: Mulamadhyamakakarika (Classics of Indian Buddhism)


Winner of the 2014 Khyenste starting place Translation Prize.

Nagarjuna's popular twenty-seven-chapter Fundamental Verses at the heart means (Mulamadhyamakakarika) is the foundational textual content of the Madhyamaka institution of Mahayana Buddhist philosophy. it's the definitive, touchstone presentation of the doctrine of vacancy. Professors Siderits and Katsura ready this translation utilizing the 4 surviving Indian commentaries in an try and reconstruct an interpretation of its enigmatic verses that clings as heavily as attainable to that of its earliest proponents. each one verse is followed by means of concise, full of life exposition by way of the authors conveying the reasons of the Indian commentators. the result's a translation that balances the calls for for constancy and accessibility.

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