Adorning Maitreya's Intent: Arriving at the View of by Rongton Sheja Kunrig, Christian Bernert

By Rongton Sheja Kunrig, Christian Bernert

A seminal observation on the most very important works of Mahayana Buddhism.

According to tradition, Distinguishing the center from the Extremes (Madhyāntavibhāga) was once published through Maitreya to Asaṅga, and the unconventional view it provides eternally replaced the way in which Mahayana Buddhists understand fact. the following, the Tibetan grasp Rongtön unpacks this handbook and its practices for us in a fashion that's instantaneously obtainable and profound, with real functional meditative purposes. The paintings explains the substantial paths of the 3 autos of Buddhism, emphasizing the view of Yogācāra, and demonstrates the inseparability of expertise and vacancy. It deals an in depth presentation of the 3 natures of fact, a correct knowing of which gives the antidotes to confusion and ache. The translator’s advent offers a transparent assessment of the entire techniques explored within the textual content, making it effortless for the reader to bridge its principles to real perform.

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Based on their realization, on the perspective they adopted to teach the Dharma, and on the receptivity of their audience, the teachings developed in various ways, giving rise to the diverse traditions of Buddhism we know today. We are extremely pleased to publish the translation of an important commentary on the Madhyāntavibhāga, a key treatise for the understanding of the Yogācāra tradition, one of the main systems of Buddhist thought and practice in India. Composed by the great Sakya scholar Rongtön Sheja Künrig (1367–1449), this commentary elucidates crucial concepts of the tradition, like a key unlocking the door of an immeasurable treasury.

Presentation of the main body of the treatise Characteristics, veils, reality, cultivation of antidotes, their stages, the attainment of the result, and the unsurpassed vehicle.

It is important for the reader to remember that this information stems from an oral tradition. There are often no written documents to verify the content of these notes. We therefore advise all students to validate their significance by means of further personal studies. In an attempt to make this translation more reader friendly, we avoided as much as possible the use of square brackets, often used to add content in a translation wherever it is not explicit in the original. When we felt that content was implied in the Tibetan, in most cases we simply added it to the translation without further notice; however, there are a few cases where the additions are shown in square brackets.

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