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Tsong kha pa (14th-century) is arguably an important and influential thinker in Tibetan heritage. An Ocean of Reasoning is the main vast and maybe the private extant observation on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika (Fundamental knowledge of the center Way), and it may be argued that it really is most unlikely to debate Nagarjuna's paintings in an educated method with out consulting it. It discusses substitute readings of the textual content and earlier commentaries and offers a close exegesis, constituting a scientific presentation of Madhyamaka Buddhist philosophy. regardless of its important significance, despite the fact that, of Tsong kha pa's 3 most crucial texts, merely An Ocean of Reasoning is still untranslated, possibly since it is either philosophically and linguistically not easy, tough a unprecedented mix of talents at the a part of a translator. Jay Garfield and Ngawang Samten carry the needful abilities to this tough job, combining among them services in Western and Indian philosophy, and fluency in Tibetan, Sanskrit, and English. The ensuing translation of this significant textual content won't basically be a landmark contribution to the scholarship of Indian and Tibetan Buddhism, yet will function a precious spouse quantity to Jay Garfield's hugely winning translation of The primary knowledge of the center Way.

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