9780875730110: Abhisamayalamkara with Vrtti and Aloka - Vol. 1

Maitreya's Abhisamayalamkara is the most widely studied book in Tibet, where it was brought from India many centuries ago. It is used in all the monasteries to teach the path to Buddhahood, in accordance with the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. It teaches this in outline form, so it requires a commentary to be understood. The oldest extant commentary is Arya Vimuktisena's Vrtti. Haribhadra, the most influential Indian commentator, drew upon this to write his Aloka. Virtually all of the many famous Tibetan teachers who wrote their own commentaries on the Abhisamayalamkara relied on Haribhadra as their primary source.

This is volume 1 of 4, consisting of the first abhisamaya.

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About the Author:

Gareth Sparham, who lived a traditional life as a Buddhist monk in
Dharmshala, India for more than twenty years, holds a Ph D. in Asian
Studies from the University of British Columbia and now teaches Tibetan
and Sanskrit in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the
University of Michigan. Amongst his most recent publications are
Tantric Ethics and a number of works on Prajnaparamita. He lives in
Ann Arbor, Michigan and Toronto, Canada.

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