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An annotated translation of the Chung-lun : with Nagarjuna's Middle stanzas, a basic text of Chinese Buddhism

Bocking, Brian Christopher (1984) An annotated translation of the Chung-lun : with Nagarjuna's Middle stanzas, a basic text of Chinese Buddhism. PhD thesis, University of Leeds.

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Abstract

The thesis comprises a critical introduction and complete translation into English of the Chinese Buddhist text 'Chung-lun' (Middle Treatise), T. 1564, Kumärajiva's translation of a commentary on Nägärjuna's mülamadhyamakakarikä (Middle Stanzas) by Vimaläksa (or Pingala), dated 409AD. The translation consists of twenty-seven chapters corresponding to the divisions of the kärikä. The notes to the translation discuss ideas, arguments and allusions in the Treatise as well as textual issues and points of translation.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts (Leeds) > School of Humanities (Leeds) > School of Theology & Religious Studies (Leeds)
Depositing User: Ethos Import
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2010 09:51
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2014 10:21
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/928

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