By Asanga, Walpola Rahula ( French Translator), Sara Boin-Webb (English Translator)
There are platforms of Abhidharma, in accordance with Tibetan culture, reduce and better. The reduce method is taught within the Abhidharmakosa, whereas the better process is taught within the Abhidharmasamuccaya. hence the 2 books shape a complementary pair. Asanga, writer of the Abhidharmasamuccaya, is founding father of the Yogacara college of Mahayana Buddhism. His more youthful brother Vasubandhu wrote the Abhidharnmakosa ahead of Asanga switched over him to Mahayana Buddhism. but the Kosa is written in verse, traditional for Mahayana treatises, whereas the Samuccaya follows the conventional prose and resolution type of the older Pali Abhidharma texts. Walpola Rahula, in getting ready his 1971 French translation of this Mahayana textual content from the Sanskrit, chinese language, and Tibetan, has dropped at endure on its many technical phrases his broad heritage and nice services within the Pali canon. J. W. de Jong says in his evaluate of this work:"Rahula merits our gratitude for his first-class translation of this tough text." Sara Boin-Webb is celebrated for her actual English translations of Buddhist books from the French. She has now made available in English Rahula's French translation, the 1st right into a smooth language, of this basic textual content.
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Abhidharmasamuccaya: The Compendium of the Higher Teaching (Philosophy) by Asanga, Walpola Rahula ( French Translator), Sara Boin-Webb (English Translator)