A Millennium of Buddhist Logic (Vol.I)

by Alex Wayman


  • ISBN: 9788120816466, 8120816463
  • Year of Publication: 1999
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 349
  • Language: English
  • Regular price ₹ 1,500.00

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    This is volume One of texts (from sanskrit and Tibetan sources) of the two planned volumes on Buddhist Ligic (the second volume to be on topics and opponents). This first volumes is in two parts. Part 1 has Asanga's rules of Debate, Dharmakirti Nyayabindu with Kamalasila commentary and Santi-pa's treatise on inner pervasion. Part II devoted to the Dignage-Dharmakirti system has five sets of eleven verses then a stydy if Bu-Ston's commentary ib Dharmakirti's Pramanaviniscaya and finally Tsong-kha-pa;s Mun sel on the seven books of Dharmakirti.

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    ALEX WAYMAN, formerly Professor of Sanskrit, Columbia University, New York is in the forefront of Western Buddhist Scholarship by his series of books in both tantric and non-tantric Buddhism based on over thirty years of researches. He employs both the Sanskrit and Tibetan languages in his books and articles. He has authored well over a hundred articles for professional journals and honorary volumes in various countries and in recent years almost exclusively by invitation. His authorship of various seminal works on Buddhist Tantra ensures that the present collection of tantric essays conform to high standards of authoritative texts and dependable citations.