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*[[Compendium of Abhidharma]]
 
*[[Compendium of Abhidharma]]
 
*[[Summary of the Mahayana]]
 
*[[Summary of the Mahayana]]

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Asanga

Asanga (Skt. Asaṅga, Tib. ཐོགས་མེད་, Tokmé; Wyl. thogs med) — one of the most famous Indian saints, he lived in the fourth century and was the elder brother of Vasubandhu. He received teachings from Maitreya and transcribed them as the ‘Five Treatises of Maitreya’. Together with Asanga's own commentaries, these texts became the basis for the philosophical schools known as Yogachara, or Chittamatra.

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