Treatise on Karma

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Vasubandhu

Treatise on Karma (Skt. Karmasiddhi-prakaraṇa; Tib. ལས་གྲུབ་པའི་རབ་ཏུ་རབ་ཏུ་བྱེད་པ་, Wyl. las grub pa'i rab tu byed pa) is one of the most important treatises of Vasubandhu. In this treatise Vasubandhu refutes several theories of the Vaibhashika and he proposes the all-ground consciousness.

Translations

In English

  • Stefan Anacker, Seven Works of Vasubandhu: The Buddhist Psychological Doctor, Motilal Banarsidass, 2nd Edition, 2002, ISBN 978-8120802032
  • Vasubandhu, Karmasiddhi Prakarana: The Treatise On Action By Vasubandhu, translated by Etienne Lamotte, English translation by Leo M. Pruden, Asian Humanities Press, ISBN 978-0895819079

In French

  • Philippe Cornu, Vasubandhu, Cinq traités sur l'esprit seulement (Paris: Fayard, 2008).