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Title: An annotated translation of the Chung-lun : with Nagarjuna's Middle stanzas, a basic text of Chinese Buddhism
Author: Bocking, Brian Christopher
ISNI:       0000 0000 8111 5520
Awarding Body: University of Leeds
Current Institution: University of Leeds
Date of Award: 1984
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The thesis comprises a critical introduction and complete translation into English of the Chinese Buddhist text 'Chung-lun' (Middle Treatise), T. 1564, Kumärajiva's translation of a commentary on Nägärjuna's mülamadhyamakakarikä (Middle Stanzas) by Vimaläksa (or Pingala), dated 409AD. The translation consists of twenty-seven chapters corresponding to the divisions of the kärikä. The notes to the translation discuss ideas, arguments and allusions in the Treatise as well as textual issues and points of translation.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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