Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1989 - Religion - 318 pages
The Conception of Buddhist Nirvana provides an English Translation of Nagarjuna`s chapters on Causality and Nirvana and Chandrakiriti`s comprehensive commentary on the Sanskrit Text and presents a rare exposition of the Madhyamaka Dialectic. The book is edited by Jaideva Singh with an exhaustive introduction, containing the historical background of the Madhyamaka philosophy, a lucid exposition of its merciless logic, an admirable presentation of its uncanny metaphysics and a systematic account of its soteriology and Buddhol;ogy. The editor has also provided and Analysis of Contents and has added those portions of the text and the Sanskrit commentary on the basis of which Stcherbatsky wrote out his book. This will enable the reader to make a comparative study of Stcherbatsky;s version with the Original Sanskrit.
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Absolute accepted according admit answer appears argument arise assumed attained becomes Bhāvaviveka body Buddha Buddhism called causality cause Central characteristic cognition conception condition consciousness consists construction contains death definition denied dependent developed dharma disappear doctrine effect elements energy entities essence established eternal example existence expressed extinction fact faculty final forces four given Hinayāna Hinayānist idea identity illusion imagined impossible independent individual interpretation kind knowledge known logic Madhyamika Mahāyāna Mahāyānistic maintain matter means mental method mind moral mystic Nāgārjuna nature never Nirvāņa non-Ens object opponent origination particular perception personality phenomenal philosophy plurality position possess possible principle produced prove pure question reached reality reason refers regard relation relative represents result says sensation sense separate soul substance teaching term theory thing thought tion translation truth ultimate Universe unreal whole Yoga इति वा हि