A complete lexicon of a large collection of Buddhist manuscripts from the Indic period
‐ Nāgārjuna to Śāntarakṣita ‐

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  • Documents are divided by :
    1. An Archival source document
    2. An Interlingua — Sanskrit and English
    3. An English verse translation
    4. A Sanskrit commentary
    5. A Sub-Lexicon with POS tagging, and verse line indexing
  • Current Manuscripts in descending order :

    Mahāyāna Sūtra Alaṅkāra : Active development. A collaboration of the Bodhisattva Maitreya and the philosopher monk Asaṅga, founder of the Yogācāra School of Mahāyāna Buddhism.

    Trisvabhāva Nirdeśa : An explanation of the Yogācāra philosphical postition on the ¨Three Natures¨ of fundamental existence, presented in verse by Vasubandhu. This work is thought to be the last book written by Vasubandhu.

    Triṃśikā Vijñapti Kārikā : A verse summery of the Yogācāra school of Buddhist Philosophy, as viewed by Vasubandhu, one of the founders.

    Viṃśatikā Kārikā, a Vijñapti·Mātrā·Siddhi : A verse summery, in rebuttal to critique of the Yogācāra school of Buddhist Philosophy, as viewed by Vasubandhu, one of the founders.

    Asaṅga Saptati : A verse summary of the Triśatikāyāḥ Prajñāpāramitāyāḥ Kārikā (Vajracchedikā) .

    Madhyānta Vibhāga Kārikā : A collaboration of the Bodhisattva Maitreya and the philosopher monk Asaṅga, founder of the Yogācāra School of Mahāyāna Buddhism.

    Kātyāyana Sūtra : The questions of Kātyāyana to the Tathāgata. In Sanskrit and Pāli. Includes a reference to the MMK 15.7 Kārikā of Nāgārjuna.

    Mūla Madyamaka Kārikā : Nāgārjuna's core philosophical text.

    Pañca Krama : Attributed to a Mahāsiddha Yogin, Nāgārjuna, though really the text is an anthology of various authors. Of special note is Śākyamitra, the author of chapter two, the 'Śuddhi Viśuddhi Kramaḥ'. Various, scattered ślokas are directly drawn from the 'Caryamelapakapradipa' of Āryadeva.

    Tattva Siddhi : Śāntarakṣita's minor text, in reference to Yogācāra and Vajrayana.

    Prajñopāya Viniścaya Siddhi : Anaṅgavajra's central Vajrayāna text.

    Ghaṭa Karpara : The Amaru vṛtti recension. For learning Sanskrit (Non Buddhist, Gupta Era)

    Siddham : The Gupta era script, so important for China, Japan, Tibet and Korea. This is a proto unicode font, displayed for review. Siddham


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