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The first whole English translation of Asanga's Mahayanasamgraha, an important and accomplished Indian Yogacara textual content, and all its to be had Indian commentaries.

These 3 volumes talk about almost every thing anyone will need to learn about the Yogacara university, one of many mainstream methods of the mahāyāna. the 10 chapters of the Mahayanasamgraha current an entire review of the Yogacara view, comparable to the character and operation of the 8 types of consciousnesses, the often-misunderstood concept of "mind in simple terms" (cittamatra), established origination, the cultivation of the trail, and its fruition by way of the 4 wisdoms and the 3 kāyas of a buddha.

The first volume's creation provides an summary of the Mahayanasamgraha and its Indian and Tibetan commentaries and features a finished exposition of 2 the most important parts of the Yogacara view--the alaya-consciousness and the bothered brain (klistamanas). This quantity concludes with English translations of the Mahayanasamgraha and its remark by means of Vasubandhu. quantity 2 includes English renderings of the remark through Asvabhava and an nameless Indian remark on basically the 1st bankruptcy of the Mahayanasamgraha. most of these translations are supplemented within the endnotes by means of excerpts from Tibetan commentaries and similar passages in different Indian and chinese language Yogacara works. eventually, the appendices in quantity three comprise a couple of excerpts from different Indian Yogacara texts, in addition to supplementary fabrics on significant Yogācāra issues within the Mahayanasamgraha.

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The 1st entire English translation of Asanga's Mahayanasamgraha, crucial and entire Indian Yogacara textual content, and all its to be had Indian commentaries. those 3 volumes speak about nearly every thing anyone will need to learn about the Yogacara institution, one of many mainstream methods of the mahāyāna.

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