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♦ How many paramārthas? Bhāviveka’s Madhyamakaratnapradīpa (chapter 6)

This is the edition and translation of the 6th chapter of Bhāviveka’s Madhyamakaratnapradīpa. The texts consists in just 5 stanzas, of which at least three are very similar – if not identical – to as many kārikās of Bhāviveka’s Madhyamakahṛdayakārikā. This, hence, allows us to interpret the Madhyamakaratnapradīpa in the light of the Madhyamakahṛdayakārikā. The… Continue reading ♦ How many paramārthas? Bhāviveka’s Madhyamakaratnapradīpa (chapter 6)

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♦ The Madhyamakārthasaṃgraha: edition of the Tibetan text

Although in many more or less recent works we can find translations of Bhāviveka’s Madhyamakārthasaṃgraha (Christian Lindtner, in “Atisa’s introduction to the two truths”, Journal of Indian Philosophy 7, 1981, note p. 200-201; this translation has been reprinted in Potter’s Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies IX, pp. 442-443; Daniel Ferrer, Tibet Journal 17.2, 1992, pp. 52-55),… Continue reading ♦ The Madhyamakārthasaṃgraha: edition of the Tibetan text

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♦ Jayarāśi’s Tattvopaplavasiṃha §7.1, the Sanskrit e-text

The following is the transliteration, with few notes, of the 1st paragraph of the 7th section of the Tattvopaplavasiṃha, in which Jayarāśi introduces his criticism to the Nyāya concept of anumāna, which will be thoroughly developed in the following sections. This portion of the text is not included neither in Eli Franco’s edition and translation… Continue reading ♦ Jayarāśi’s Tattvopaplavasiṃha §7.1, the Sanskrit e-text