Saturday, April 29, 2006

More about Mulamadhyamakakarika

Let's look at little bit more on Nagarjuna's most important root text on the middle way.

I started to add notes at dharmadictionary about this text.

The short Tibetan title of this text is dbu ma rtsa ba'i shes rab

dbu ma is middle way, madhyamaka in Sanskrit
rtsa has many translations, here it's rtsa ba or root, in Sanskrit Mula.
shes rab is wisdom/knowledge.

Now, karika is verses in Sanskrit, so the short title does not map 1:1 with the short name in Tibetan.

PS: If you follow the link to dharmadictionary you will find a Tibetan version of this text online.

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