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Chandrakirti's Sevenfold Reasoning: Meditation on the Selflessness of Persons
By: Chandrakirti, Wilson, Joe
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Meditation on the Selflessness of Persons
This explanation of Chandrakirti's presentation of the Sevenfold Reasoning is based on that found in the-Clear Exposition of the Presentation of Tenets, a Beautiful Ornament for the Meru of the Subduer's Teaching composed by Jang-kya. In this small volume, Joe Wilson includes an explanation of the context of the Sevenfold Reasoning in Buddhist philosophy as a whole.
Critique of Svatantra Reasoning
Critique of Svatantra Reasoning by Candrakirti and Tsong-kha-pa. A Study of philosophical proof according to two Prasangika Madhyamaka Traditions of India and Tibet
Kodo Yotsuya
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The status of reasoning and formally stated philosophical proofs is a fundamental problem in the Madhyamaka philosophy of India and Tibet, one which became a decisive criteria dividing the two major later sub-schools of Nagarjuna's tradition. The present work investigates the critique of the so-called "autonomous proofs" (svatantra) by two major exponents of the Prasangika sub-school of the Madhyamaka in India and Tibet, Candrakirti (ca. 600-665) and Tsong kha pa (1357-1419).
Emptiness of Emptiness
By: Huntington
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An introduction to Early Indian Madhyamika
This work is valuable as one of the first book-length attempts to interrogate matters that will surely be significant for contemporary scholarly understandings of Buddhism. As the first complete translation of Candrakirti's major works into precise and readable English, an achievement that might well encourage further collaboration between Western and Tibetan scholars, it is a contribution to be applauded.
Four Illusions, Candrakirti's Advice for Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path
By: Candrakirti, Karen Lang, tr.
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This book provides the first English translation of Candrakirti's commentary (ca. 6-7th century C.E.) on four illusions that prevent people from becoming Buddhas. Lang's translation captures the clarity of Candrakirti's arguments and the lively humor of the stories and examples he uses. Lang's introduction explores the range of Candrakirti's interests in religion, philosophy, psychology, politics, and erotic poetry.
Heart Sutra in Tibetan
By: Jonathan Silk
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A Critical Edition of the Two Recensions Contained in the Kanjur


Heart Sutra in Tibetan, Jonathan Silk, Arbeitskreis fur Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien, Paperback, 204 pp., $39.95
Introduction to the Middle Way
Introduction to the Middle Way
By: Chandrakirti / Ju Mipham
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Introduction to the Middle Way presents an adventure into the heart of Buddhist wisdom through the Madhyamika, or “middle way,” teachings, which are designed to take the ordinary intellect to the limit of its powers and then to show that there is more. This book includes a verse translation of the Madhyamakavatara by the renowned seventh-century Indian master Chandrakirti, an extremely influential text of Mahayana Buddhism, followed by an exhaustive logical explanation of its meaning by the modern Tibetan master Jamgon Mipham.
Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way
Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way: The Essential Chapters From The Prasannapada of Candrakirti
Mervyn Sprung
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The Prasannapada is the explanation of the versed aphorisms of Nagarjuna which are the first and basic statement of the Buddhist philosophy of the middle way. When first published, this volume was the first attempt, in any European language, to present all the essentials of this most radical of Buddhist philosophical works. Seventeen of its twenty-seven chapters have been chosen to give an integrated statement of every aspect of its arguments and conclusions.

Madhyamakavatara
Madhyamakavatara; Root Text Along With the Autocommentary, Chapters 1-5 (Tibetan only)
By: Chandrakirti
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Madhyamakavatara; Root Text Along With the Autocommentary, Chapters 1-5 (Tibetan only), Chandrakirti , CIHTS, 2001, 520 pages, $25.00
Materials for the Study of Aryadeva, Dharmapala and Candrakirti
By: Tom Tillemans
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The Catuhsataka of Aryadeva, Chapters XII and XIII, with the commentaries of Dharmapala and Candrakirti: Introduction, translation, Sanskrit, Tibetan and Chinese texts, notes.

Materials for the Study of Aryadeva, Dharmapala and Candrakirti, Tom Tillemans, Motilal Banarsidass, Hardcover, 290 pp. + 188pp., $80.00
Moon of Wisdom
Moon of Wisdom: Chapter Six of Chandrakirti's Entering the Middle Way with Commentary from the Eighth Karmapa
By: Chandrakirti and Karmapa Mikyo Dorje
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This important work, selected by Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso as the text for his worldwide teaching tour, presents the 7th-century philosopher Chandrakirti's explanation of Nagarjuna's text The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way, which summarizes the vast teachings of the Buddha and uses logic to prove the validity of his words.
The 8th Karmapa, a renowned meditation master and esteemed scholar, elaborates Chandrakirti's verses in a commentary--from The Chariot of the Dakpo Kayu Siddhas-- that contains the key to gaining the realization achieved by all the enlightened masters. The Moon of Wisdom's extraordinary combination of teachings from Nagarjuna, Chandrakirti and one of the most respected Karmapas forms a uniquely authoritative and comprehensive explanation of the Buddha's ultimate teachings, how to gain confidence in them, and how to put them into practice in one's own life.
Nagarjuna's Reason Sixty (Yuktisastika) with Candrakirti's Commentary
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The Reason Sixty is the most concise philosophical work by the second-century Indian Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna. Along with the acclaimed Reason Sixty Commentary by the seventh-century Centrist master Candrak–rti, it is frequently cited by Centrist (Madhyamaka) commentators and is a key text of the Tibetan philosophical curriculum. This heavily annotated translation is accompanied by detailed introductory essays, critical Tibetan editions, trilingual and technical glossaries, timelines, bibliography, and index.
Nirvana in Candrakirti's Prasannapada
Nirvana in Candrakirti's Prasannapada: A Study in the Madhyamika Concept of Nirvana in the Context of Indian Thought
By: G.C. Nayak
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The present work is an analytical philosophic enterprise dealing with a specific topic, viz. nirvana, in Candrakirti's Prasannapada, which represents and is a standing testimony to the Buddhist critical philosophy par excellence.
Power, Wealth and Women in Indian Mahayana Buddhism: The Gandavyuha-sutra
Power, Wealth and Women in Indian Mahayana Buddhism: The Gandavyuha-sutra
By Douglas Osto
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This book examines the concepts of power, wealth and women in the important Mahayana Buddhist scripture known as the Gandavyuha-sutra, and relates these to the text's social context in ancient Indian during the Buddhist Middle Period (0-500 CE). Employing contemporary textual theory, worldview analysis and structural narrative theory, the author puts forward a new approach to the study of Mahayana Buddhist sources, the 'systems approach', by which literature is viewed as embedded in a social system. Consequently, he analyses the Gandavyuha in the contexts of reality, society and the individual, and applies these notions to the key themes of power, wealth and women.The study reveals that the spiritual hierarchy represented within the Gandavyuha replicates the political hierarchies in India during Buddhism's Middle Period, that the role of wealth mirrors its significance as a sign of spiritual status in Indian Buddhist society, and that the substantial number of female spiritual guides in the narrative reflects the importance of royal women patrons of Indian Buddhism at the time. This book will appeal to higher-level undergraduates, postgraduates and scholars of religious studies, Buddhist studies, Asian studies, South Asian studies and Indology.
Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism: Candrakirti on the Selflessness of Persons
Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism: Candrakirti on the Selflessness of Persons
By: James Duerlinger
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Since the Buddha did not fully explain the theory of persons that underlies his teaching, in later centuries a number of different interpretations were developed. This book presents the interpretation by the celebrated Indian Buddhist philosopher, Candrakirti (ca. 570650 C.E.).
Resurrecting Candrakirti: Disputes in the Tibetan Creation of Prasangika
Resurrecting Candrakirti: Disputes in the Tibetan Creation of Prasangika
By: Kevin A. Vose
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The seventh-century Indian master Candrakirti lived a life of relative obscurity, only to have his thoughts and writings rejuvenated during the Tibetan transmission of Buddhism. Since then, Candrakirti has been celebrated as offering the most thorough and accurate vision of Nagarjuna's view of emptiness which, in turn, most fully represents the final truth of the Buddha's teaching.
Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way
Tibetan Government-in-Exile: Politics at Large
By Stephanie Roemer
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This book provides a detailed account of the structure and political strategies of the Tibetan government-in exile, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), in northern India. Since its founding in 1959, it has been led by the 14th Dalai Lama who struggles to regain the Tibetan homeland. Based on a theoretical approach on exile organizations and extensive empirical studies in Asia, this book discusses CTA's political strategies to gain national loyalty, and international support, in order to secure its own organizational survival and the ultimate goal: the return to Tibet.
Tibetan Medicine Among the Buddhist Dards of Ladakh
By: Stephan Kloos
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Tibetan Medicine Among the Buddhist Dards of Ladakh, Stephan Kloos, Arbeitskreis fur Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien,  Paperback, 183pp., 2004, $32.00
Two Prolegomena to Madhyamaka Philosophy
By: David Seyfort Ruegg
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Studies in Indian and Tibetan Madhyamaka thought, Part 2
Candrakirti's Prasannapada Madhyamkavritth on Madhyamakakarika i.1 and Tson Kha pa Blo Bzan Grags Pa / rGyal Tshab Dar Ma Rin Chen's dKa' gNad / gNas brGyad Kyi Zin Bris
Annotated translations

Two Prolegomena to Madhyamaka Philosophy , David Seyfort Ruegg, Arbeitskreis fur Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien, Paperback , 299 pp., $48.00