Ashvaghosha's Awakening of Faith in Mahayana

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Re: Ashvaghosha's Awakening of Faith in Mahayana

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:04 pm

WuMing wrote:
Will wrote:Yes, it is available in USA, even sells it.

Sorry for the misunderstanding. I did not mean the book. I have the book myself. I meant his Ph.D. Dissertation on Wonhyo's Commentaries on the Awakening of Faith in Mahayana which I can't access here.

I suppose his translation as part of the Wonhyo series will be based on this PhD paper. I will await that book, even though I see that Wonhyo stopped his commentary before parts 4 & 5 of the A of F.
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Re: Ashvaghosha's Awakening of Faith in Mahayana

Postby WuMing » Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:09 pm

Now, observing with the eye of the Buddha, both the Buddha and ordinary beings are in the same liberated state. There is neither this nor that: there is only non-duality and identity.
- 空海 Kūkai 弘法大師 in Unjigi 吽字義 The Meaning of the Letter Hūṃ
new translation: Kūkai on the Philosophy of Language by Takagi Shingen and Dreitlein Eijō
Our life is very simple, very direct, very beautiful, very vast and very terrifying, but it is not at all convenient.
- Anzan Hoshin Roshi

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