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*[[Lobzang Dongak Chökyi Gyatso]], '''The Sword to Cut Through False Views''' ({{TBRCW|O00EGS1013724|O00EGS101372413763$W19277|དབུ་མ་རྒྱན་གྱི་མཆན་འགྲེལ་ཉུང་ངུ་ལྟ་ངན་གཅོད་པའི་རལ་གྲི་}}, ''dbu ma rgyan gyi mchan 'grel nyung ngu lta ngan gcod pa'i ral gri'')
 
*[[Lobzang Dongak Chökyi Gyatso]], '''The Sword to Cut Through False Views''' ({{TBRCW|O00EGS1013724|O00EGS101372413763$W19277|དབུ་མ་རྒྱན་གྱི་མཆན་འགྲེལ་ཉུང་ངུ་ལྟ་ངན་གཅོད་པའི་རལ་གྲི་}}, ''dbu ma rgyan gyi mchan 'grel nyung ngu lta ngan gcod pa'i ral gri'')
  
==Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha==
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==Teachings Given to the [[About Rigpa|Rigpa]] Sangha==
*[[Ringu Tulku Rinpoche]], Rigpa Shedra West, Dzogchen Beara, 2 to 13 October, 2004
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*[[Ringu Tulku Rinpoche]], [[Rigpa Shedra]] West, [[Dzogchen Beara]], 2-13 October 2004
*Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, Rigpa Shedra West, Lerab Ling, 13 to 21 September, 2005
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*Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, Rigpa Shedra West, [[Lerab Ling]], 13-21 September, 2005
*[[Khenpo Sönam Tobden]], Rigpa Shedra East, 11 December 2007 to 29 March, 2008
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*[[Khenpo Sönam Tobden]], Rigpa Shedra East, 11 December 2007 to 29 March 2008
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*Lopön Lodrö Palge, Rigpa Shedra East, 2014
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*Lopön Tashi Tseten, Rigpa Shedra East, 2018
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==

Revision as of 21:08, 7 August 2019

Shantarakshita, author of the Madhyamakalankara

The Ornament of the Middle Way (Skt. Madhyamakālaṃkāra; Tib. དབུ་མ་རྒྱན་, Uma Gyen, Wyl. dbu ma rgyan) was written by Shantarakshita, the great Indian scholar who assisted Guru Padmasambhava in introducing Buddhism to Tibet and founding the famous monastery of Samyé. There is a famous commentary by Mipham Rinpoche, his most comprehensive work on Madhyamika, which brilliantly sets out the unique Nyingma view bringing together themes from the Middle Way and the Mind Only schools.

It was translated from Sanskrit into Tibetan by Yeshe De under the guidance of acharya Shilendrabodhi. Kamalashila's Commentary on Difficult Points was also translated by Yeshe De, under the guidance of Surendrabodhi and Prajñāvarman.

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Commentaries

Indian

  • Shantarakshita, Commentary on the Ornament of the Middle Way (Skt. Madhyamakālamkāra-vṛtti; Wyl. dbu ma'i rgyan gyi 'grel pa)
  • Kamalashila, Commentary on the Difficult Points of the Ornament of the Middle Way (Skt. Madhyamakālaṅkāra-pañjikā;
TBRC-tag.png དབུ་མ་རྒྱན་གྱི་དཀའ་གྲེལ་, Wyl. dbu ma'i rgyan gyi dka' 'grel)

Tibetan

Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha

Further Reading

  • Kennard Lipman, A Study of Śāntarakṣita's Madhyamakālaṃkāra, PhD dissertation, Saskatchewan 1979.
  • Masamichi Ichigo, Madhyamakālaṃkāra, Kyoto 1985.