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A Garland of Light: Kambala's Alokamala
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Translated by Christian Lindtner

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A Garland of Light provides an overview of the Yogacara or mind-only teachings in the form of verses meant to inspire. It is in this way reminiscent of the inspiring Madhyamaka-oriented work, the Bodhi[sattva]caryavatara. Kambala apparently wrote it in the period of innocence just before Bhavya polarized the Buddhist community by his attacks on the Yogacara teachings. So here we have a syncretism where Yogacara and Madhyamaka are not inimical to each other. Indeed, mind-only (citta-matrata) is here equated with emptiness (sunyata). It is the best introduction to Yogacara available. 

2012 (Compiled Reprint Edition)
172 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-89581-912-3
$30 - Softcover
$24 - eBook (Order from Google Play)

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