Abhayakaragupta

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Abhayakaragupta (Skt. Abhayākaragupta; Tib. འཇིགས་མེད་འབྱུང་གནས་སྦས་པ་, Wyl. 'jigs med 'byung gnas sbas pa) (d. c.1125) was a Bengali scholar who taught at Vikramashila and Odantapuri. He composed works on both sutra and tantra and collaborated with Tibetan translators on more than 130 texts. He was the author of the Moonlight of Points (Skt. Marmakaumudī), a commentary on the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra in Eight Thousand Lines.

Writings

  • Ornament of the Sage's Intention (Skt. Munimatālaṃkāra)

Further Reading

  • David Seyfort Ruegg, The Literature of the Madhyamaka School of Philosophy in India, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1981, pp. 114-115
  • Matthew Kapstein, 'Abhayākaragupta on the Two Truths' in Reason's Traces, Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2001, pp. 393-415