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Jnanagarbha's Commentary on Just the Maitreya Chapter from the Samdhinimocana-Sutra, John Powers

Author Name    John Powers

Title   Jnanagarbha's Commentary on Just the Maitreya Chapter from the Samdhinimocana-Sutra

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Size   16.5 Cms x 25 Cms

Publisher   New Delhi, India Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 1998

ISBN    8185636370 / 9788185636375

Seller ID   016053

The Commentary on Just the Maitreya Chapter from the Samdhinirmocana-sutra, attributed to the Indian Buddhist master Jnanagarbha, is an important work of early Indian Buddhist philosophy. As the title indicates, it focuses on the eighth chapter of the sutra. "The Question of Maitreya," one of the seminal scriptural sources for Indian Buddhist meditation theory. It provides learned commentaries on the doctrines of "calming" (samatha) and "higher insight" (vipasyana), as well as a comprehensive overview of the path to awakening as understood by the Yogcara tradition. In addition, it comments on the sutra's statement that all of the phenomena of experience are "cognition only" (vijnapti-matra), interpreting this as a statement of universal idealism. This commentary contains one of the most detailed philosophical analyses of this important chapter, and it has some of the most thought-provoking exegesis of a text that is one of the most influential of Indian Buddhist scriptures. Printed Pages: 168.

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