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Visions of Unity : The Golden Pandita Shakya Chokden's New Interpretation of Yogacara and Madhyamaka.

By: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, 2011Copyright date: ©2011Description: 1 online resource (466 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781438439112
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Visions of Unity : The Golden Pandita Shakya Chokden's New Interpretation of Yogacara and MadhyamakaDDC classification:
  • 294.3/92
LOC classification:
  • BQ7471 -- .K66 2011eb
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Contents:
Intro -- Visions of Unity -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1.Introducing the Visions of Unity -- 2.Introducing the Chapters -- Chapter 1- Life and Works of the Golden Pandita -- 1.Political and Religious Landscape of the Fifteenth-Century Tibet -- 2. Life of the Golden Pandita -- Early Years and Education -- Becoming a Prolific Writer and Famous Scholar -- Settling in the Golden Monastery and Exploring New Horizons -- Becoming a Tantric Master and Crystallizing Novel Views -- 3.Writings of Shakya Chokden -- Chronological List of Shakya Chokden's Works -- Topical Divisions of Shakya Chokden's Works Addressed in This Book -- Chapter 2- The Intellectual Background of Shakya Chokden's Interpretation of Yogacara and Madhyamaka -- 1.Two Tendencies in Yogacara and Nihsvabhavavada Writings -- 2.Basic Elements of Shakya Chokden's Approach to Mahayana Systems -- 3.Pointed Disappointments: Shakya Chokden's Personal Reflections -- 4.Broadening Empty Horizons: A Note on Changes in Shakya Chokden's Views -- Chapter 3- Readjusting Rungs of the Ladder: Revisiting Doxographical Hierarchies -- 1.Key Features of Shakya Chokden's Approach to the Buddhist Tenets -- 2.Demarcating the Middle: On the Valid Divisions of Madhyamaka and Great Madhyamaka -- 3.Self-Emptiness and Other-Emptiness -- Self-Emptiness -- Other-Emptiness -- 4.Bidding Farewell to the Prasangika/Svatantrika Division -- 5.Are there Two Types of Yogacara Madhyamaka? -- 6.Are There Any Cittamatra Followers Around? -- 7.Expanding the Madhyamika Camp -- Chapter 4-Through Broken Boundaries to New Enclosures: Reconciling Yogacara and Madhyamaka -- 1.Differences between Alikakaravada and Satyakaravada -- 2.The Heart of the Matter: Probing the Alikakaravada/Nihsvabhavada Distinction.
A New Look at the Old Origins: Distinctions of Madhyamaka Stemming from Interpretations of the Second and Third Dharmacakras -- Looking at the Second and Third Dharmacakras through the Eyes of the Madhyamaka Founders -- Position of Alikakaravada -- Position of Nihsvabhavada -- Positions of Later Madhyamikas -- 4.Steering the Middle Way between the Two Conflicting Middle Ways: The Art of Not Taking Sides -- Chapter 5-Explorations in Empty Luminosity: Shakya Chokden's Position on Primordial Mind -- 1.Facing the Reality of Primordial Mind -- Primordial Mind and the Question of Existence -- The Question of Withstanding Analysis -- Does True Existence Have to Be Negated in order to Abandon Grasping at It? -- 2.Primordial Mind as an Impermanent Phenomenon -- 3.(Un)linking the Self-Cognizing Primordial Mind and Dualistic Consciousness -- 4.Does Self-Cognition Cognize Itself? -- 5.Primordial Mind as the Bridge between Yogacara and Tantra -- Primordial Mind as the Focus of All Mahayana Paths -- Different but Concordant Approaches to Primordial Mind in Alikakaravada and Tantra -- A Powerful Ally: Using the Tantric View of Reality for Support -- Conclusion: The Grand Unity-Shakya Chokden's Middle Way -- Glossary of Buddhist Terms: English-Tibetan with Sanskrit parallels -- Spellings of Tibetan Names and Terms -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.
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Intro -- Visions of Unity -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1.Introducing the Visions of Unity -- 2.Introducing the Chapters -- Chapter 1- Life and Works of the Golden Pandita -- 1.Political and Religious Landscape of the Fifteenth-Century Tibet -- 2. Life of the Golden Pandita -- Early Years and Education -- Becoming a Prolific Writer and Famous Scholar -- Settling in the Golden Monastery and Exploring New Horizons -- Becoming a Tantric Master and Crystallizing Novel Views -- 3.Writings of Shakya Chokden -- Chronological List of Shakya Chokden's Works -- Topical Divisions of Shakya Chokden's Works Addressed in This Book -- Chapter 2- The Intellectual Background of Shakya Chokden's Interpretation of Yogacara and Madhyamaka -- 1.Two Tendencies in Yogacara and Nihsvabhavavada Writings -- 2.Basic Elements of Shakya Chokden's Approach to Mahayana Systems -- 3.Pointed Disappointments: Shakya Chokden's Personal Reflections -- 4.Broadening Empty Horizons: A Note on Changes in Shakya Chokden's Views -- Chapter 3- Readjusting Rungs of the Ladder: Revisiting Doxographical Hierarchies -- 1.Key Features of Shakya Chokden's Approach to the Buddhist Tenets -- 2.Demarcating the Middle: On the Valid Divisions of Madhyamaka and Great Madhyamaka -- 3.Self-Emptiness and Other-Emptiness -- Self-Emptiness -- Other-Emptiness -- 4.Bidding Farewell to the Prasangika/Svatantrika Division -- 5.Are there Two Types of Yogacara Madhyamaka? -- 6.Are There Any Cittamatra Followers Around? -- 7.Expanding the Madhyamika Camp -- Chapter 4-Through Broken Boundaries to New Enclosures: Reconciling Yogacara and Madhyamaka -- 1.Differences between Alikakaravada and Satyakaravada -- 2.The Heart of the Matter: Probing the Alikakaravada/Nihsvabhavada Distinction.

A New Look at the Old Origins: Distinctions of Madhyamaka Stemming from Interpretations of the Second and Third Dharmacakras -- Looking at the Second and Third Dharmacakras through the Eyes of the Madhyamaka Founders -- Position of Alikakaravada -- Position of Nihsvabhavada -- Positions of Later Madhyamikas -- 4.Steering the Middle Way between the Two Conflicting Middle Ways: The Art of Not Taking Sides -- Chapter 5-Explorations in Empty Luminosity: Shakya Chokden's Position on Primordial Mind -- 1.Facing the Reality of Primordial Mind -- Primordial Mind and the Question of Existence -- The Question of Withstanding Analysis -- Does True Existence Have to Be Negated in order to Abandon Grasping at It? -- 2.Primordial Mind as an Impermanent Phenomenon -- 3.(Un)linking the Self-Cognizing Primordial Mind and Dualistic Consciousness -- 4.Does Self-Cognition Cognize Itself? -- 5.Primordial Mind as the Bridge between Yogacara and Tantra -- Primordial Mind as the Focus of All Mahayana Paths -- Different but Concordant Approaches to Primordial Mind in Alikakaravada and Tantra -- A Powerful Ally: Using the Tantric View of Reality for Support -- Conclusion: The Grand Unity-Shakya Chokden's Middle Way -- Glossary of Buddhist Terms: English-Tibetan with Sanskrit parallels -- Spellings of Tibetan Names and Terms -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.

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