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Chandrakirti


 
Tibetan: zla ba grags pa
Sanskrit: candrakirti

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Born in Samana, South India. He was a son of a Brahmin. Later he took full ordination from the abbot Chandranatha from whom he received his name. He went to study under the guidance of Nagarjuna. He became a famous philosopher in India, writing commentaries on Nagarjuna's treatises on madhyamaka.

Texts by Chandrakirti: Prasannapada (full name: Mulamadhyamaka vritti prasannapada nama), a commentary on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika, Madhyamakavatara, Entering the Middle Way, an outline of the 'Bodhisattva Path from the Madhyamaka viewpoint

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