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Jam-yang-shay-pa's Great Exposition of The Middle

 

Jules Levinson, What does Chandrakīrti Add to Nāgārjuna’s Treatise?: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Beginning 1, 180 pp. (UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies, October 2015).

 

Craig Preston, 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, 161 pp. (UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies, June 2015).

 

Jongbok Yi, The Opposite of Emptiness in the Middle Way Autonomy School: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Chapter Six, 183 pp. (UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies, 2014).

 

Jongbok Yi, The Opposite of Emptiness in the Middle Way Consequence School: Jam-yang-shay-pa’s Great Exposition of the Middle: Chapter Six, 80 pp. (UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies, June 2016).

 

The section on opposite of the consequences and commonly appearing subjects in Jam-yang-shay-pa's Great Exposition of the Middle: in Jeffrey Hopkins, Meditation on Emptiness. (London: Wisdom Publications, 1983; rev. ed., Boston, Ma.: Wisdom Publications, 1996), 455-530.

 

Translation and analysis of the section on opposite of the consequences and commonly appearing subjects in Jam-yang-shay-pa's Great Exposition of the Middle: in Jeffrey Hopkins, Where is the Middle? Two Views of Emptiness in the Middle Way: Autonomy and Consequence Schools (in progress).

 

Translation and analysis of the section on the two truths in Jam-yang-shay-pa's Great Exposition of the Middle in Guy Newland, The Two Truths (Ithaca, N.Y.: Snow Lion Publications, 1992).

 

Ngag-wang-lek-den's expansive lectures on topics in Chandrakirti's Supplement to (Nagarjuna's) "Treatise on the Middle" Spring-July 1971 at Tibet House, Cambridge, Wisconsin, Tibetan translated into English by Jeffrey Hopkins. The lectures are from the viewpoint of Tsong-kha-pa's Illumination of the Thought and Jam-yang-shay-pa's Great Exposition of the Middle.

 

Ngag-wang-lek-den teaching Jam-yang-shay-pa's Great Exposition of the Middle to Jeffrey Hopkins (Tibetan only)

 

Tsong-kha-pa on The Middle

Jeffrey Hopkins, Emptiness in the Middle Way School of Buddhism: Mutual Reinforcement of Understanding Dependent-Arising and Emptiness, Dynamic Responses to Tsong-kha-pa’s The Essence of Eloquence, Volume 4; 525 pp. (UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies, June 2015).

 

Translation of chapters 1-5 in Tsong-kha-pa's Extensive Explanation of (Chandrakirti's) "Supplement to (Nagarjuna's) 'Treatise on the Middle'": Illumination of the Thought from Jeffrey Hopkins. Compassion in Tibetan Buddhism, 93-230. Ithaca, N.Y.: Snow Lion Publications, 1980 (no longer available from publisher). PDF of translation available here..

 

Translation by Jeffrey Hopkins and Anne Klein of the beginning of Chapter 6 in Tsong-kha-pa's Extensive Explanation of (Chandrakirti's) "Supplement to (Nagarjuna's) 'Treatise on the Middle'": Illumination of the Thought covering Tsong-kha-pa's commentary on the first seven stanzas of chapter 6 in Chandrakirti's Supplement to (Nagarjuna's) "Treatise on the Middle". From Anne C. Klein, Path to the Middle: Madhyamaka Philosophy in Tibet: The Oral Scholarship of Kensur Yeshay Tupden. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1994, 147-184. PDF of translation available here.

 

Translation of the immediately following section in Chapter 6 on stating how reality is set out in scripture and identifying what is discordant with knowing suchness: Jeffrey Hopkins. Tsong-kha-pa's Final Exposition of Wisdom. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2008.

 

Translation of a portion of Tsong-kha-pa's Great Exposition of Special Insight rom the Great Exposition of the Stages of the Path by Elizabeth Napper (Dual Language). DOWNLOAD HERE.

 

The Middle: Materials From Other Monastic Colleges

 

>Translation of the section on compassion in Jay-tsun Cho-kyi-gyel-tsen's (1469-1546) Eloquent Explanation Adorning the Throats of the Fortunate: General Meaning Commentary Clarifying Difficult Points in (Tsong-kha-pa's) "Illumination of the Thought: Explanation of (Chandrakirti's) 'Supplement to (Nagarjuna's) Treatise on the Middle'". From Guy Newland. Compassion: A Tibetan Analysis: A Buddhist Monastic Textbook. London: Wisdom Publications, 1984. No longer available from publisher. DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE BOOK HERE.

 

Jam-pal-shen-pen's Meditations on Chandrakirti's Supplement to (Nagarjuna's) "Treatise on the Middle" (11 files but 7-8 missing) (audio recordings at UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies, Summer 1980, Tibetan with English translation by Jeffrey Hopkins). Jam-pal-shen-pen, of Jang-tse College of Ga-den Monastic University, follows the textbooks of Jay-tzun Cho-kyi-gyel-tsen

 

Ye-she-tup-ten's commentary on the beginning of the sixth chapter of Tsong-kha-pa's Extensive Explanation of (Chandrakirti's) "Supplement to (Nagarjuna's) 'Treatise on the Middle'": Illumination of the Thought (dbu ma la 'jug pa'i rgya cher bshad pa dgongs pa rab gsal): Anne C. Klein, Path to the Middle: Madhyamaka Philosophy in Tibet: The Oral Scholarship of Kensur Yeshay Tupden. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1994.

 

The Middle: Related Materials

 

Tshul-trim-phun-tshok and Ye-she-thap-khe debating Sublime Continuum topics at Bodh Gaya, India, January 23, 1982 (Tibetan only)

 

Jeffrey Hopkins’ lecture on two truths at Bodh Gaya, India, January 25, 1982.