New answers tagged


Extracted from Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nāgārjuna’s Mūlamadhyamakakārikā rJe Tsong Khapa Circa 1407—1408 Translated from Tibetan into English by Geshe Ngawang Samten & Jay L. Garfield 2006 25.19 Cyclic existence is not the slightest bit Different from nirvana. Nirvana is not the slightest bit Different from cyclic ...


There are two mainstream Mulamadhyamakakarikas (hereafter MMK). There might be one in manuscript form recently dicovered that I am unaware of, but there are two that I am aware of, and they are the Sanskrit reconstructed from Venerable Candrakirti's commentary (which might actually be from Tibetan), and the Chinese version with the nested commentary by ...


I've read that, as i understand it, one shouldn't strike a Brahman and a Brahman [being struck] shouldn't let anger loose; that it is shameful to strike a Brahman and more shameful if being struck one was to let anger loose. To me it seems parallel to the OP discourse and i think it's probably a reverberation of the same verse.


The Sujato translation is: When you get angry at an angry person Tasseva tena pāpiyo, you just make things worse for yourself. yo kuddhaṃ paṭikujjhati; When you don’t get angry at an angry person Kuddhaṃ appaṭikujjhanto, you win a battle hard to win. saṅgāmaṃ jeti dujjayaṃ. I have zero competence in translating Pali but my mere guess is: Tasseva (3rd ...

Top 50 recent answers are included