Dependent-Arising and Emptiness

A Tibetan Buddhist Interpretation of Madhyamika Philosophy


864 pages, 6 x 9 inches


ISBN 9780861713646

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“A wonderful resource for scholars and practitioners alike. I recommend it wholeheartedly.”—B. Alan Wallace

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 12:35 -- wisdom

Dependent-arising and emptiness are two essential Buddhist concepts. Elizabeth Napper helps us understand the integral relationship of these ideas and the ways that they have been interpreted by Tibetan and Western scholars. An essential reference work for students and practitioners of Buddhism.

Along with a translation of the insight (vipashyana) section of Tsongkhapa’s Great Exposition on the Stages of the Path (Lam rim chen mo), Napper provides an extensive introduction that contrasts the Geluk view of emptiness to that of Western scholars, and a translation of four interwoven commentaries on the text.

Read Tsongkhapa’s biography at the Treasury of Lives.

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