「中觀六正理論集」（dBu ma rigs pahi tshogs drug）──
（一）《七十空性論》（sTon pa nid bdun cu pa, Sunyata-saptati）；
（二）《根本慧論》（rTsa ba ses rab, PrajJnamula）；
（三）《六十如理論》（Rigs pa drug cu pa, Yuktisastika）；
（四）《迴諍論》（rTsod pa bzlog pa, Vigrahavyavartani）；
（五）《廣破論》（Shib mo rnam hthag, Vaidalyapra-karana）；
（六）《名言成就論》（Tha snad grub pa, Vyavaharasiddhi）。
These treatises, known as the Collection of Reasonings, include the famous Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way, and its four limbs: Sixty Reasonings, Seventy Emptinesses, Finely Woven, and Refutation of Objections.
ronnewmexico wrote:You do not mean the Pancakrama or Rim Inga?
I know nothing about these things but there are no replies. Just curious.
Here is one specific on one of the titles you suggest....Shunyata-saptatikarika (Tib. stong pa nyid bdun cu pa’i tshig le’ur byas pa).
Hope you get some good replies which mine is certainly not.
Here's a link on some of this stuffhttp://www.lotsawahouse.org/collection.html
As far as I can remember there is usually reference to what is called something like the "Six Collections (of correct reasonings?)" of Arya Nagarjuna which has the five you quoted plus the Ratnavali. The names vary slightly yes, but they are definitely the same text plus one. According to some sources this why there are six nagas over Arya Nagarjuna
Usually in the Tibetan context when one speaks of five great treatises/texts the normal association would be to Maitreya's five treatises passed down through Arya Asangha.
mudra wrote:Bingo! found this on Alex Berzin's site:
which calls them the Six Collections of Reasoning (Rigs-tshogs drug)
http://meditationincolorado.org/nagarjuna.htm simply calls itThese treatises, known as the Collection of Reasonings, include the famous Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way, and its four limbs: Sixty Reasonings, Seventy Emptinesses, Finely Woven, and Refutation of Objections.
which omits the Ratnavali, which of course makes five.
Great! Thanks to that old Master, Alex Berzin! (A thoroughly under-rated teacher in my opinion.)
The name he uses, "Six Collections of Reasoning" - if the six --> five, is pretty much how I read the Chinese.
Curious too, that his translation for the Vigraha is identical to mine!
But I'm wondering about "Finely Woven" as "Mahāyāna Refutation of Existence Treatise (大乘破有論 *Bhāvasaṃkranti Śāstra)". Names of texts often differ a fair bit, (eg. Mulamadhyamaka = Prajnamula), so I'll have to double check.
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