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'''Prajñakaramati''' ([[Wyl.]] ''shes rab ‘byung gnas blo gros'') (950-1030) was one of the [[six doors keepers of Vikramashila]]. Learned in all sciences, he had direct visions of [[Mañjushri]] and would invoke him especially when debating with non-Buddhists. This enabled him to give the appropriate answers and to win the discussion. Prajñakaramati is especially renowned in Tibetan Buddhism for what is considered to be the main Indian commentary on [[Shantideva]]’s ''[[Bodhicharyavatara]]''.
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'''Prajñakaramati''' ([[Wyl.]] ''shes rab ‘byung gnas blo gros'') (950-1030) was one of the [[six gate keeper panditas|six gate keepers of Vikramashila]]. Learned in all sciences, he had direct visions of [[Mañjushri]] and would invoke him especially when debating with non-Buddhists. This enabled him to give the appropriate answers and to win the discussion. Prajñakaramati is especially renowned in Tibetan Buddhism for what is considered to be the main Indian commentary on [[Shantideva]]’s ''[[Bodhicharyavatara]]''.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:19, 15 October 2008

Prajñakaramati (Wyl. shes rab ‘byung gnas blo gros) (950-1030) was one of the six gate keepers of Vikramashila. Learned in all sciences, he had direct visions of Mañjushri and would invoke him especially when debating with non-Buddhists. This enabled him to give the appropriate answers and to win the discussion. Prajñakaramati is especially renowned in Tibetan Buddhism for what is considered to be the main Indian commentary on Shantideva’s Bodhicharyavatara.