Nagarjuna's Middle Way: Mulamadhyamakakarika

Nagarjuna s Middle Way Mulamadhyamakakarika Winner of the Khyenste Foundation Translation Prize Nagarjuna s renowned twenty seven chapter Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way Mulamadhyamakakarika is the foundational text of the Madhyamaka

  • Title: Nagarjuna's Middle Way: Mulamadhyamakakarika
  • Author: Mark Siderits Shoryu Katsura
  • ISBN: 9781614290506
  • Page: 244
  • Format: Paperback
  • Winner of the 2014 Khyenste Foundation Translation Prize.Nagarjuna s renowned twenty seven chapter Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way Mulamadhyamakakarika is the foundational text of the Madhyamaka school of Mahayana Buddhist philosophy It is the definitive, touchstone presentation of the doctrine of emptiness Professors Siderits and Katsura prepared this translationWinner of the 2014 Khyenste Foundation Translation Prize.Nagarjuna s renowned twenty seven chapter Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way Mulamadhyamakakarika is the foundational text of the Madhyamaka school of Mahayana Buddhist philosophy It is the definitive, touchstone presentation of the doctrine of emptiness Professors Siderits and Katsura prepared this translation using the four surviving Indian commentaries in an attempt to reconstruct an interpretation of its enigmatic verses that adheres as closely as possible to that of its earliest proponents Each verse is accompanied by concise, lively exposition by the authors conveying the explanations of the Indian commentators The result is a translation that balances the demands for fidelity and accessibility.

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    1. It is so important for one who takes up the onerous job of translating a text like this one of Nagarjuna, to be not just familiar with the teachings, but see the text as a one that provides insights to a seeker. For that one must be a seeker oneself. Only then can the words speak to us. Nagarjuna's Mulamadhhyamakakarika is one of the defining books of philosophy. Not just for Buddhism, but for any seeker of truth in general. It is so fascinating that someone could be so seized of truth and nothi [...]


    2. Simply incredible. A surgical approach to the middle way with easily accessible commentary. I'll be working with this book for a long time to come.


    3. Translating a text like Nāgārjuna's Mūlamadhyamakakārikā (MMK) is no easy task, especially since the Sanskrit text is itself often obscure and has an 1,800 year history of incredibly varied interpretation, commentary, and translation in Asian and European languages. Additionally, one might wonder whether this text requires yet another English translation when there are already several decent ones available (e.g Garfield's The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way: Nāgārjuna's Mūlamadhyama [...]


    4. absolutely top-notch annotated translations. You get not just the verses but the combined major commentaries in these verses. Highly recommend to all interested in Buddhist philosophy


    5. I must admit this was an abstruse read, the first time I read it. But was definitely worth reading again and again until understood. A rapturous read for any sincere metaphysics/ontology or Truth enthusiast (Though after having read the book, it feels rather weird to use words like "enthusiast", because it tends to give the impression of being a source or agent of "enthusiasm", that stands aside from entusiasm itself. And the existence of agent(s) as such has been splendidly refuted in the book [...]


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