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Harvard Oriental Series 75

The Foundation for Yoga Practitioners

The Buddhist Yogācārabhūmi Treatise and Its Adaptation in India, East Asia, and Tibet

Edited by Ulrich Timme Kragh

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ISBN 9780674725430

Publication Date: 08/26/2013


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  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • The Yogācārabhūmi and Its Adaptation: Introductory Essay with a Summary of the Basic Section [Ulrich Timme KRAGH]
  • I. The Yogācārabhūmi: Background and Environment
    • Early Mahāyāna and ‘The Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions’ [Tilmann VETTER]
    • Serving and Served Monks in the Yogācārabhūmi [Noriaki HAKAMAYA]
    • Remarks on the Lineage of Indian Masters of the Yogācāra School: Maitreya, Asaṅga, and Vasubandhu [Hidenori S. SAKUMA]
    • Distinguishing the Two Vasubandhus, the Bhāṣyakāra and the Kośakāra, as Yogācāra-Vijñānavāda Authors [Hartmut BUESCHER]
    • Two Notes on the Formation of the Yogācārabhūmi Text-Complex [Noritoshi ARAMAKI]
    • Kuśala and Akuśala: Reconsidering the Original Meaning of a Basic Pair of Terms of Buddhist Spirituality and Ethics and Its Development up to Early Yogācāra [Lambert SCHMITHAUSEN]
  • II. The Yogācārabhūmi: The Text
    • The Yogācārabhūmi Corpus: Sources, Editions, Translations, and Reference Works [Martin DELHEY]
  • II.1 The Yogācārabhūmi: The Basic Section (*Maulyo Bhūmayaḥ)
    • The Premise of Vastu in the Manobhūmi [Kōichi TAKAHASHI]
    • A Note on Medicine and Psychosomatic Relations in the First Two Bhūmis of the Yogācārabhūmi [Dan LUSTHAUS]
    • Parallel Passages between the Manobhūmi and the *Yogācārabhūmi of Saṃgharakṣa [Nobuyoshi YAMABE]
    • Garbhāvakrāntau (‘In the Garbhāvakrānti’): Quotations from the Garbhāvakrāntisūtra in Abhidharma Literature and the Yogācārabhūmi [Robert KRITZER]
    • Nets of Intertextuality: Embedded Scriptural Citations in the Yogācārabhūmi [Peter SKILLING]
    • The Bhāvanāmayī Bhūmiḥ: Contents and Formation [Yasunori SUGAWARA]
    • Remarks on the Bhāvanāmayī Bhūmiḥ and Its Treatment of Practice [Alexander VON ROSPATT]
    • The Chapter on Right Conduct in the Bodhisattvabhūmi [Michael ZIMMERMANN]
    • Meditative Practices in the Bodhisattvabhūmi: Quest for and Liberation through the Thing-In-Itself [Florin DELEANU]
  • II.2 The Yogācārabhūmi: The Supplementary Section (Saṃgrahaṇī)
    • Ālayavijñāna as Keystone Dharma: The Ālaya Treatise of the Yogācārabhūmi [William S. WALDRON]
    • Sanskrit Fragments of the Saṃdhinirmocanasūtra [Kazunobu MATSUDA]
  • III. The Indian Yogācāra Reception
    • What are Ācāryas or *Yaugācārabhūmikas Doing in Abhidharmakośabhāṣya 3-28ab? [Changhwan PARK]
    • A Study of the Saṃskāra Section of Vasubandhu’s Pañcaskandhaka with Reference to Its Commentary by Sthiramati [Jowita KRAMER]
    • Yogācāra and Vajrayāna according to Ratnākaraśānti [Harunaga ISAACSON]
  • IV. The East Asian Yogācāra Reception
    • Reflections on the Revival of Yogācāra in Modern Chinese Buddhism [Bing CHEN]
    • The Root that Nourishes the Branches: The Role of the Yogācārabhūmi in 20th-Century Chinese Scholastic Buddhism [Eyal AVIV]
    • Chinese Scholarship on Yogācāra Buddhism since 1949 [Lawrence Y.K. LAU]
    • The Yogācārabhūmi Meditation Doctrine of the ‘Nine Stages of Mental Abiding’ in East and Central Asian Buddhism [Sangyeob CHA]
    • The Contribution of the Yogācārabhūmi to the System of the Two Hindrances [A. Charles MULLER]
    • Theories of the Darśanamārga in the Yogācārabhūmi and Their Chinese Interpretations [Sungdoo AHN]
    • The Wéishì School and the Buddha-Nature Debate in the Early Tang Dynasty [Makoto YOSHIMURA]
    • A Brief History of Studies on the Yogācāra School in Modern Korea [Seongcheol KIM]
    • Gadjin M. Nagao on MSA I.1 and I.2 [Leslie S. KAWAMURA]
  • V. The Tibetan Yogācāra Reception
    • On the Status of the Yogācāra School in Tibetan Buddhism [Dorji WANGCHUK]
    • Yogācāra in the Writings of the Eleventh-Century Rnying ma Scholar Rong zom Chos kyi bzang po [Orna ALMOGI]
    • All Mind, No Text — All Text, No Mind: Tracing Yogācāra in the Early Bka’ brgyud Literature of Dags po [Ulrich Timme KRAGH]
    • Notes on Jñānamitra’s Commentary on the Abhidharmasamuccaya [Leonard W.J. VANDERKUIJP]

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