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An annotated translation of the Chung-lun : with Nagarjuna's Middle stanzas, a basic text of Chinese Buddhism

By Brian Christopher Bocking

Abstract

The thesis comprises a critical introduction and complete\ud translation into English of the Chinese Buddhist text 'Chung-lun' (Middle Treatise), T. 1564, Kumärajiva's translation of a commentary on Nägärjuna's mülamadhyamakakarikä (Middle Stanzas) by Vimaläksa (or Pingala), dated 409AD. The translation\ud consists of twenty-seven chapters corresponding to the divisions of the kärikä. The notes to the translation discuss ideas, arguments and allusions in the Treatise as well as textual issues and points of translation

Publisher: School of Theology & Religious Studies (Leeds)
Year: 1984
OAI identifier: oai:etheses.whiterose.ac.uk:928

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