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UMA Great Books Translation Project

 

Supported by generous grants from:

 

The Ing Foundation

The Yeshe Khorlo Foundation

The Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Fund

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation

A bequest from Daniel E. Perdue

And individual sponsors:
Chou Mei-Dai and Hsu Shu-Hsun
Chien Jin-Hong
Pu Chih-Pin

 

First Great Book: Maitreya’s Ornament for the Clear Realizations

 

Preliminary Go-mang Textbooks

 

1. Maitreya’s Ornament for the Clear Realizations, with the titles of the Eight Categories and Seventy Topics indicated. By Jeffrey Hopkins and Jongbok Yi.

 

2. Ngag-wang-pal-dan’s Explanation of the Treatise “Ornament for the Clear Realizations”: accessible commentary with elaborate outline. By Jeffrey Hopkins and Jongbok Yi.

 

3. Kön-chog-jig-may-wang-po’s Presentation of the Grounds and Paths: Beautiful Ornament of the Three Vehicles: five paths of the three vehicles and the ten Bodhisattva grounds of the Great Vehicle. By Elizabeth Napper.

 

4. Traversing the Spiritual Path: Kön-chog-jig-may-wang-po’s Presentation of the Grounds and Paths: with expansive oral commentary by Dan-ma-lo-chö and Lo-sang-gyal-tshan. By Elizabeth Napper.

 

5. The Hidden Teaching of the Perfection of Wisdom Sūtras: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Seventy Topics. By Jeffrey Hopkins and Jongbok Yi.

 

6. 般若波羅蜜多經隱義教授 蔣揚協巴著七十義:(第一章), Chinese translation of Hopkins’ and Yi’s The Hidden Teaching of the Perfection of Wisdom Sūtras: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Seventy Topics, Chapter One. By Patrick Lin.

 

7. Vocabulary for Studying Maitreya’s Ornament for the Clear Realizations: Tibetan-Sanskrit-English. By Jeffrey Hopkins and Jongbok Yi.

 

8. Mind Map Presentations of the Eight Categories and Seventy Topics and of the 173 Aspects: On-line study aid. By Jongbok Yi.

 

9. Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Concentrative and Formless Absorptions: What Kind of Body and Mind is Needed for Meditative Absorption? Our Own Positions 1. By Leah Zahler and Daniel Cozort.

 

 

The Main Go-mang Textbook on Maitreya’s Ornament for the Clear Realizations: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Decisive Analysis on the Perfection of Wisdom

 

10. Sources, Homage, Purpose, and Openers of the Chariot-Ways: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Decisive Analysis: Introduction 1. By Gareth Sparham.

 

Supplementary Topic: Tsong-kha-pa’s Interpretable and Definitive

 

11. Emptiness in the Middle Way School of Buddhism: Mutual Reinforcement of Understanding Dependent-Arising and Emptiness: spinoff from Maitreya’s section on the turnings of the wheels of doctrine. By Jeffrey Hopkins.

 

12. Principles for Practice: The Four Reliances, Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Interpretable and the Definitive: 1. By William A. Magee.

 

13. Questioning the Buddha about Contradictions in his Teachings: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Interpretable and the Definitive: 2. By William A. Magee.

 

14. Buddha’s Answer Dispelling Contradiction in the Sūtras: Brief Indication: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Interpretable and the Definitive: 2. By William A. Magee.

 

Second Great Book: Chandrakīrti’s Supplement to (Nāgārjuna’s) “Treatise on the Middle”

 

The Main Go-mang Textbook on Chandrakīrti’s Supplement: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle

 

15. What does Chandrakīrti Add to Nāgārjuna’s Treatise?: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Beginning 1. By Jules Levinson.

 

16. How Are Hearers and Solitary Realizers Born From Buddhas? Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle, 2. By Jules Levinson.

 

17. Meaning of “The Manifest,” Vessels for the Teaching of Emptiness, Nāgārjuna’s Lives, and Ten Samenesses: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Chapter Six, Introduction. By Craig Preston.

 

18. The Opposite of Emptiness in the Middle Way Autonomy School: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Chapter Six. By Jongbok Yi.

 

19. The Opposite of Emptiness in the Middle Way Consequence School: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Chapter Six. By Jongbok Yi.

 

20. Just What Are the Two Truths in the Middle Way Consequence School? Section One. Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Chapter Six. By Guy Martin Newland.

 

21. Buddhapālita’s Refutation and Bhāvaviveka’s Attack I: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Chapter Six, Compatible Appearance 1. By Jeffrey Hopkins.

 

Third Great Book: Dharmakīrti’s Commentary on (Dignāga’s) “Compilation of Valid Cognition”

 

Preliminary Go-mang Textbooks

 

22. The Topography of the Tibetan Intellectual World, and How to Debate It: Ngag-wang-tra-shi’s The Collected Topics of Epistemology, Volume 1, Chapters 1-12. By Steven Weinberger.

23. The Difference Between Realizing and Not Realizing: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Presentation of Awareness and Knowledge, 1. By Elizabeth Napper.

 

24. How Can a Conclusion Be Drawn From a Sign? Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Illuminating a Little the Presentation of Signs and Reasonings: Beautiful Golden Garland of Eloquence, 1. By Katherine Rogers.

 

 

The Main Go-mang Textbook on Dharmakīrti’s Commentary: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Decisive Analysis of (Dharmakīrti’s) “Commentary”

 

COMING: Meaning of the Title: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Decisive Analysis of (Dharmakīrti’s) “Commentary on Valid Cognition”: Introduction 1. By Hiroshi Nemoto.

 

Drawn from all three Great Books: Formulation into Tenet Systems

 

The Main Go-mang Textbook on Tenets: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of Tenets

 

25. Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Presentation of Tenets: Lion’s Roar Eradicating Error, Precious Lamp Illuminating the Genuine Path to Omniscience with Ngag-wang-pal-dan’s Word Commentary. By Jeffrey Hopkins with William Magee.

 

26. Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of Tenets on the Two Truths in the Consequence School with Ngag-wang-pal-dan’s Annotations, Sections 1-5. By Jeffrey Hopkins.

 

27. 蔣揚協巴之深奧地圖—自續派 Jeffrey Hopkins’ Easy Access to Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Maps of the Profound: Autonomy School, with English Introduction and the Khalkha Mongolian Ngag-wang-pal-dan’s Annotations: the first translation into complex-character Chinese. By Su-an Lin.

 

28. 蔣揚協巴之深奧地圖—應成派 Jeffrey Hopkins’ Easy Access to Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Maps of the Profound: Consequence School, with English Introduction and the Khalkha Mongolian Ngag-wang-pal-dan’s Annotations: the first translation into complex-character Chinese. By Su-an Lin.

 

The Theme of the Fundamental Innate Mind of Clear Light

29. Mi-pam-gya-tsho’s Primordial Enlightenment: The Nying-ma View of Luminosity and Emptiness, Analysis of Fundamental Mind, with Oral Commentary by Khetsun Sangpo. By Jeffrey Hopkins.

 

Dictionary

30. UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies Tibetan-Sanskrit-English Dictionary. By Jeffrey Hopkins and Paul Hackett. Contributors: Nathaniel Grove, William Magee, Andres Montano, John Powers, Craig Preston, Joe Wilson, Jongbok Yi.

Bibliography

31. Bibliography of Sources for the UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies, with on-going updates. By William A. Magee et al.