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Brunnhölzl, Karl:
Prajñāpāramitā, Indian "gzhan stong pas", and the beginning of Tibetan gzhan stong / Karl Brunnhölzl. - Wien : Arbeitskreis für Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien, Univ. Wien, 2011. - 205 S. - (Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde ; 74)
ISBN 978-3-902501-12-7
EUR 18,00
DDC: 293.3420423

Preface. 7
Introduction. 9
1. The Indian Texts
1.1 The exegetical source for the three natures in the prajñāpāramitā sūtras: the "Maitreya Chapter". 19
1.2 Vasubandhu and Sthiramati on the three kinds of phenomena in the "Maitreya Chapter" and the three natures. 24
1.3 The Bṛhaṭṭīkā. 26
1.4 The Āmnāyānusāriṇī. 47
1.5 The Śatasāhasrikāprajñāpāramitābṛhaṭṭīkā. 116
1.6 Other Indian commentaries on the prajñāpāramitā sūtras and the AA. 122
1.7 Ratnākaraśānti's Prajñāpāramitopadeśa, Madhyamakālaṃkāropadeśa, Madhyamakālaṃkāravṛtti, and Sūtrasamuccayabhāṣya. 133
1.8 Vinītadeva's Triṃśikaṭīkā on 25a. 158
1.9 Sajjana's Mahāyānottaratantraśāstropadeśa. 160
2. The transmission of the five works of Maitreya and early gzhan stong in Tibet. 163
3. Early gzhan stong in Tibet
3.1 Kun dga' grol mchog's synopsis of Btsan kha bo che's gzhan stong. 175
3.2 The Ye shes kyi 'jog sa. 180
3.3 The Theg chen rgyud bla ma'i gdams pa. 192
4. Conclusion. 195
Abbreviations. 199
Bibliography. 199


KARL BRUNNHÖLZL was trained as a physician and presently works as a Tibetan translator and Buddhist teacher. He studied Tibetology, Buddhology, and Sanskrit at Hamburg University and Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophy and practice the Marpa Institute for Translators in Kathmandu. Currently he works as a translator and interpreter for the Tsadra Foundation, Nalandabodhi, and the Nitartha Institute. In 2009 he was appointed as the first Western khenpo (abbot in the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages) by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. He is the author and translator of The Center of the Sunlit Sky (2004), the first in-depth study of the Kagyu interpretation of Madhyamaka in a Western language; Straight from the Heart (2007), an anthology of Buddhist pith instructions; Nagarjuna's In Praise of Dharmadhatu (2007) with commentary by the Third Karmapa; and Luminous Heart (2009), the Third Karmapa on buddha nature, consciousness, and wisdom.

Quellen: Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde; Österreichischer Bibliothekenverbund

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