Author:Louis De La Vallee Poussin, Gelong Lodro Sangpo & Gelongma Migme Chodron (Trans)

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Vijnapti-matrata-siddhi: A Commentary (Cheng Weishi Lun) on Vasubandhu's Trimsika by Xuanzang, 3 Parts

By: Louis De La Vallee Poussin, Gelong Lodro Sangpo & Gelongma Migme Chodron (Trans)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt Ltd: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900021

ISBN: 8120840674

Condition: New


The Cheng weishi lun (=CWSL; T.1585), purporting to be a composite commentary on Vasubandhu's Trimsika Vijnaptimatratasiddhi, is a translation-compilation by Xuanzang (600-664 CE). with the assistance of his pupil Kuiji (632-682 CE). Xuanzang's main mission in this endeavour appears to be twofold: (i) the establishment and elucidation of the thesis of vijnaptimatra, and this predominantly on the basis of Dharmapala-Silabhadra's expositions; (ii) the harmonization of the earlier yogacara doctrinal interpretations, and in so doing also the definitive establishment of the superiority of the Mahay... View more info