Bibliography

Kangyur (canonical scripture)

Ārya Saghāa Sūtra. Dharmaparyāya. Phag pa zung gi do’i chö kyi nam drang.

Translation in many languages available at fpmt.org.

Bodhisattvapiakasūtra. Byang chub sems dpa’i sde snod kyi mdo. P760.12, Vol. 22-3.

Confession of Transgessions Sūtra or Sūtra of the Three Noble Heaps.

Āryatriskandhakanāmamahāyānasūtra. ’Phags pa phung po gsum pa zhes bya ba theg pa chen po’i mdo. Toh 284, mngo sde ya. P950, mdo sna tshogs ’u. English translation as the “Practice of Prostrations to the Thirty-five Confession Buddhas” in FPMT Retreat Prayer Book. Portland: FPMT, 2014.

Kangyur (canonical scripture)

Ārya Saghāa Sūtra. Dharmaparyāya. Phag pa zung gi do’i chö kyi nam drang.

Translation in many languages available at fpmt.org.

Bodhisattvapiakasūtra. Byang chub sems dpa’i sde snod kyi mdo. P760.12, Vol. 22-3.

Confession of Transgessions Sūtra or Sūtra of the Three Noble Heaps.

Āryatriskandhakanāmamahāyānasūtra. ’Phags pa phung po gsum pa zhes bya ba theg pa chen po’i mdo. Toh 284, mngo sde ya. P950, mdo sna tshogs ’u. English translation as the “Practice of Prostrations to the Thirty-five Confession Buddhas” in FPMT Retreat Prayer Book. Portland: FPMT, 2014.

Descent into Laṅkā Sūtra. Laṅkāvatārasūtra. Lang kar gshegs pa’i mdo. Toh 107, mdo sde ca. P775, mdo sna tshogs ngu. English translation in D.T. Suzuki, The Lankavatara Sutra. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1932.

Diamond Cutter Sūtra/The Exalted Mahāyāna Sūtra on the Wisdom Gone Beyond called the Vajra Cutter. Āryavajrachchedikānāmamahāyānasūtra. ’Phags pa shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa rdo rje gcod pa zhes bya ba theg pa chen po’i mdo. Toh 16, shes phyin ka. P739, sher phyin, tsi. English translation in Thubten Tsultrim (George Churinoff), The Exalted Mahāyāna Sūtra on the Wisdom Gone Beyond called The Vajra Cutter. Portland: FPMT, 2011.

Heart Sūtra/Heart of Wisdom Sūtra. Prajñāhṛdaya/bhagavatīprajñāpāramitāhṛdayasūtra. Shes rab snying po/Bcom ldan ’das ma shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa’i snying po’i mdo. Toh 531, rgyud na. P160, rgyud na. English translation as the “Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra” in FPMT Retreat Prayer Book. Portland: FPMT, 2014. And in several of the English language works cited below.

King of Meditative Stabilizations Sūtra. Samādhirājasūtra. Ting nge ’dzin rgyal po’i mdo/chos thams cad kyi rang bzhin mnyam pa nyid rnam par spros pa ting nge ’dzin gyi rgyal po’i mdo. Toh 127, mdo sde da. P795, mdo sna tshogs thu.

Meeting of Father and Son Sūtra. Pitāputrasamāgamasūtra. Yab dang sras mjal ba’i mdo. Toh 60, dkon brtsegs nga. P760.16, shi.

Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines. Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitāsūtra. ’Phags pa shes rag kyi pha tu phyin pa brgyad stong pa. Toh 12, shes phyin ka. P734, sher phyin mi. English translation in Edward Conze, The Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines & its Verse Summary. San Francisco: Four Seasons Foundation, 1973, 1990.

Perfection of Wisdom Sūtras. Prajñāpāramitāsūtras. Toh 8-44, shes phyin ka. P730-759, sher phyin ra-tsi.

Reciting the Names of Manjushri. Mañjuśrījñānasattvasya-paramārthanāmasaṃgīti.

’Jam dpal ye shes sems dpa’i don dam pa’i mtshan yang dag par brjod pa. Toh 360, rgyud ka. P2, rgyu ka.

Rice Seedling Sūtra. Śālistambasūtra. Sā lu’i ljang pa’i mdo. ’Phags pa sa lu’i ljang ba zhes bya ba theg pa chen po’i mdo. Toh 210, mdo sde tsha. P876, mdo sna tshog, tsu.

Roaring Sound of the Snow Lion. Āryasiṅhanādikasūtra.’Phags pa seng ge’i sgra bsgrags pa’i mdo. Toh 209, mdo sde, tsha. P875, mdo sna tshogs, tsu.

Sarvabuddhaviṣayāvatārajñānālokālaṃkārasūtra. Sangs rgyas thams cad kyi yul la ’jug pa’i ye shes snang ba’i rgyan gyi mdo. Toh 100, mdo sde ga. P768, mdo sna tshogs khu.

The Sūtra Requested by Brahma. Brahmaparipṛcchasutrā. Tshang pas zhus pa’i mdo. Toh 158, mdo sde ba. P825, mdo sna tshogs phu.

The Sūtra Delivered to the Monks. Bhikṣhuprarejusūtranāma. dGe slong la rab tu gces pa’i mdo shes bya ba. Toh 302, mdo sde sa. P968 mdo sna tshogs shu.

Tengyur (canonical treatises)

Āryadeva (’Phags pa’i lha). Four Hundred Stanzas. Catuḥśatakaśāstrakārikā. Bstan bcos bzhi brgya pa zhes bya ba’i tshig le’ur byas pa. Toh 3846, mdo ’grel tsha. P5246, dbu ma tsha. Translated by Ruth Sonam in Āryadeva and Gyel-tsap, Yogic Deeds of Bodhisattvas: Gyel-tsap on Āryadeva’s Four Hundred. Commentary by Geshe Sonam Rinchen. Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1994.

Āryavimuktiṣeṇa’s Commentary on (Maitreya’s) “Treatise of Quintessential Instructions on the ‘Superior Twenty-Five Thousand Perfection of Wisdom Sūtra’: Ornament for the Clear Realizations.” Pañcaviṃśatisāhasrikāprajñopadeśaśāstrābhisamayālaṃkāravṛtti. ’Phags pa shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa stong phrag nyi shu lnga pa’i man ngag gi bstan bcos mngon par rtogs pa’i rgyan gyi ’grel pa; abbr. nyi ’khri snang ba. Translated by Gareth Sparham in Abhisamayālaṃkāra with Vṛtti and Ālokā, Volumes 1–4. Fremont: Jain Publishing Company, 2006–2011.

Asaṅga (Thogs med). Bodhisattva-bhūmi. rNal ’byor spyod pa’i sa las byang chub sems dpa’i sa. P5537, Vol. 110.

——. Compendium of Knowledge. Abhidharmasamuccaya. Chos mngon pa kun las btus pa. Toh 4049, sems tsam ri. P5550, sems tsam li.

Bhāvaviveka (Legs ldan ’byed). Heart of the Middle Way. Madhyamakahṛdayakārikā. dBu ma’i snying po tshig le’ur byas pa. Toh 3855, mdo ’grel dza. P5255, dbu ma dza.

Candrakīrti (Zla ba’i grags pa). Clear Words. Mūlamadhyamakavṛttiprasannapadā. Dbu ma rtsa ba’i ’grel pa tshig gsal ba. Toh 3860, mdo ’grel ’a. P5261, dbu ma ’a. Partial English translation by Mervyn Sprung in Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way: The Essential Chapters from the Prasannapadā of Candrakīrti. Boulder: Prajna Press, 1979.

——. Supplement to the Middle Way. Madhyamakāvatāra. Dbu ma la ’jug pa. Toh 3861, mdo ’grel ’a. P5262, dbu ma’a. Partial English translation (chapters 1–5) by Jeffrey Hopkins in Compassion in Tibetan Buddhism. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1985. Partial English translation (chapter 6) by Stephen Batchelor in Geshe Rabten, Echoes of Voidness. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1983. Complete English translation by C. W. Huntington, Jr. and Geshe Namgyal Wanchen in The Emptiness of Emptiness: An Introduction to Early Indian Mādhyamika. Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press, 1989.

Dharmakīrti (Chos kyi grags pa). Elucidation of Valid Cognition. Pramāṇavārttikakārikā. Tshad ma rnam ’grel gyi tshig le’ur byas pa. Toh 4210, tshad ma ce. P5709, tshad ma ce.

Guṇaprabha (Yon tan ’od). Sūtra on Discipline. Vinayasūtra. ’Dul ba’i mdo. Toh 4117, dul ba wu. P5619 dul ba’i grel pa zu.

Haribhadra’s Illumination of (Maitreya’s) “Ornament for the Clear Realizations.” Aṣṭasāhasrikāprajñāpāramitāvyākhyānābhisamayālaṃkārālokā. Shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa brgyad stong pa’i bshad pa mngon par rtogs pa’i rgyan gyi snang ba. Translated by Gareth Sparham in Abhisamayālaṃkāra with Vṛtti and Ālokā, Volumes 1–4. Fremont: Jain Publishing Company, 2006–2011.

Kamalaśīla (Pad ma’i ngang tshul). Stages of Meditation, bhāvanākrama. Sgom pa’i rim pa. Toh 3916, dbu ma ki. P5311, dbu ma a. English translation by Lobsang Jordhen, Losang Choephel Ganchenpa and Jeremy Russell in the Dalai Lama, Stages of Meditation. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2003.

Maitreya (Byams pa). Distinguishing Phenomena and the Nature of Phenomena. Dharmadharmatāvibhaṅga. Chos dang chos nyid rnam par ’byed pa. Toh 4022, sems tsam phi. P5523, sems tsam phi.

——. Distinguishing the Middle and the Extremes. Madhyāntavibhaṅgakārikā. dbUs dang mtha’ rnam par ’byed pa’i tshig le’ur byas pa. Toh 4021, sems tsam phi. P5522, sems tsam phi.

——. Ornament for Clear Realization. Abhisamayālaṃkāranāma-prajñāpāramitopadeśaśastrakarikā. Shes rab kyi pha rol tu phyin pa’i man ngag gi bstan bcos mngon par rtogs pa’i rgyan zhes bya ba’i tshig le’ur byas pa. Toh 3786, mdo ’grel ka. P5184, sher phyin ka.

——. Ornament for the Mahāyāna Sūtras. Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkāranāmakārikā. Theg pa chen po mdo sde’i rgyan zhes bya ba’i tshig le’ur byas pa. Toh 4020, sems tsam phi. P5521, sems tsam phi.

——. Sublime Continuum. Mahāyānottaratantraśāstra. Theg pa chen po rgyud bla ma’i bstan bcos. Toh 4024, sems tsam phi. P5525, sems tsam phi.

Nāgārjuna (Klu sgrub). Precious Garland of Advice for the King. Rājaparikathāratnāvalī. Rgyal po la gtam bya ba rin po che’i phreng ba. Toh 4158, sprin yig ge. P5658, sprin yig nge. English translation by Jeffrey Hopkins in Buddhist Advice for Living & Liberation: Nāgārjuna’s Precious Garland. Ithaca: Snow Lion, 1998.

——. Refutation of Objections. Vigrahavyāvartanīkārikā. Rtsod pa bzlog pa’i tshig le’ur byas pa. Toh 3828, mdo grel tsa. P5228, dbu ma tsa. Sanskrit text edited by E. H. Johnston and Arnold Kunst and translated by K. Bhattacharya in The Dialectical Method of Nāgārjuna. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 2005.

——. Reason Sixty (Yuktiṣaṣṭikā), Rigs pa drug bcu pa. P5225, Vol. 95; Toh. 3825, translated by Joseph Loizzo in Nāgārjuna’s Reason Sixty (Yuktiṣaṣṭikā) with Chandrakīrti’s Commentary. New York: The American Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2007.

——. Treatise on the Middle Way. Prajñānāmamulāmadhyamakakārikā. Dbu ma rtsa ba’i tshig le’ur byas pa. Toh 3824, mdo gel tsa. P5224, dbu ma tsa, translated by Jay L. Garfield in The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way: Nagarjuna’s

Mūlamadhyamakakārikā. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Śāntarakṣita (Zhi ba’i ’tsho). Madhyamakālaṃkāra. dbU ma’i rgyan, Central Way Ornament. P5284, Vol. 101; Toh. 3884, translated by James Blumenthal in The Ornament of the Middle Way: A Study of the Madhyamaka Thought of Śāntarakṣita. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2004.

Śāntideva (Zhi ba lha). Way of the Bodhisattva. Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra. Byang chub sems dpa’i spyod pa la jug pa. Toh 3871, mdo ’grel la. P5272, dbu ma la, translated by Stephen Batchelor in A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 2007.

Vasubandhu (Dbyigs gnyen). Treasure of Abhidharma. Abhidharmakośakārika. Chos mngon pa’i mdzod kyi tshing le’ur byas pa. Toh 4089, mngon pa ku. P5590, mngon pa’i bstan bcos gu, translated from Luis de la Vallée Poussin’s French translation by Leo M. Pruden. Berkeley: Asian Humanities Press, 1988–90.

Tibetan language works

Atiśa Dīpaṃkaraśrījñāna (Dpal mar med mdzad dpal ye shes). Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment. Bodhipathapradīpa. Byang chub lam gyi sgron ma. Toh 3947, dbu ma khi. P5343, dbu ma ki. English translation with Atiśa’s autocommentary in Atiśa, A Lamp for the Path and Commentary. Translated and annotated by Richard Sherburne, SJ. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1983.

Dülnakpa Palden Sangpo (’Dul nag pa Dpal ldan bzang po, 1402–73). Hundreds of Deities of Tuṣita. Dga’ ldan lha brgya ma. In Chos spyod phyogs bsgrigs lam bzang gsal ba’i sgron me , Vol. 1. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang, 1999.

Gungthang Dkon-mchog-bstan-pa’i sgron-me. Grub mtha’ bzhi’i dod tshul sogs dris lan sna tshogs kyi skor zhal lung bdud rtsi’i thigs phreng. Lhasa Zhol xylographic edition, partial translation by Matthew T. Kapstein in Reason’s Traces: Identity and Interpretation in Indian and Tibetan Buddhist Thought. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2001, 103–6.

Jamyang Shepa (’Jam dbyangs bzhad pa). Great Exposition of Tenets/ Explanation of Tenets, Sun of the Land of Samantabhadra Brilliantly Illuminating All of Our Own and Others’ Tenets and the Meaning of the Profound, Ocean of Scripture and Reasoning Fulfilling All Hopes of All Beings. Grub mtha’ chen mo/grub mtha’i rnam bshad rang gzhan grub mtha’ kun dang zab don mchog tu gsal ba kun bzang zhing gi nyi ma lung rigs rgya mtsho skye dgu’i re ba kun skong. Musoorie: Dalama, 1962. Prāsaṅgika chapter translated by Jeffrey Hopkins in Meditation on Emptiness. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1996. Complete translation by Jeffrey Hopkins in Maps of the Profound: Jam-yang-shay-ba’s Great Exposition of Buddhist and Non-Buddhist Views on the Nature of Reality. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2003.

Jangkya (Lcang skya). Presentation of Tenets/Clear Exposition of the Presentation of Tenets, Beautiful Ornament for the Meru of the Subduer’s Teaching. Grub mtha’i rnam bzhag/grub pa’i mtha rnam par bzhag pa gsal bar bshad pa thub bstan lhun po’i mdzes rgyan. Varanasi: Pleasure of Elegant Sayings Press, 1970. Svātantrika chapter translated by Donald S. Lopez Jr., A Study of Svātantrika. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1987. First half of the Prāsaṅgika chapter translated by Jeffrey Hopkins in Emptiness Yoga: The Tibetan Middle Way. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1987, 1995.

Khedrup Gelek Palsangpo (Mkhas sgrub dge legs dpal bzang po). Thousand Dosages/Opening the Eyes of the Fortunate, Treatise Brilliantly Clarifying the Profound Emptiness. Stong thun chen mo/ zab mo stong pa nyid rab tu gsal bar byed pa’i bstan bcos skal bang mig ’byed. The Collected Words of the Lord Mkhas-grub rje dge-legs-pdal-bzang-po. Vol. 1, 179–702, New Delhi: Mongolian Lama Gurudeva, 1980. Translated by José Ignacio Cabezón in A Dose of Emptiness. Albany: SUNY Press, 1992.

Könchok Jikmé Wangpo (Dkon mchog ’jigs med dbang po). Precious Garland of Tenets/Presentation of Tenets, A Precious Garland. Grub pa’i mtha’i rnam par bzhag pa rin po chei pheng ba. Dharamsala: Shes rig par khang, 1969. Translated by Jeffrey Hopkins in Lhundup Sopa and Hopkins, Cutting Through Appearances: Practice and Theory of Tibetan Buddhism. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1989.

Losang Chökyi Gyältsen, the First Paṇchen Lama (Pan chen blo bzang chos kyi rgyal mtshan). Guru Puja (Lama Chöpa). Bla ma mchod pa’i cho ga bde stong dbyer med ma. Dharamsala: Tibetan Cultural Printing Press,1992. English translation in Lama Chöpa. Portland: FPMT, 2013.

——. A Root Text for the Precious Gelug/Kagyü Tradition of Mahamudra: The Main Road of the Triumphant Ones (dGe ldan bka’ brgyud rin po che’i phyag chen rta ba rgyal ba’i gzhung lam, Phyag chen rtsa ba). Translated by Alexander Berzin in Gelug/Kagyü Tradition of Mahamudra. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1997. Also translated as the Great Seal of Voidness in the Dalai Lama, the First Panchen Lama, Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche and Kalu Rinpoche, Four Essential Buddhist Texts. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 2001.

Ngawang Losang Gyatso, the Fifth Dalai Lama (Ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho). Sacred Word of Mañjuśrī, Instructions of the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. Byang chub lam gyi rim pa’i ’khrid yig ’jam pa’i dbyangs kyi zhal lung. Thimpu, Bhutan: kun bzang stobs rgyal, 1976. “The Perfection of Wisdom” chapter translated by Jeffrey Hopkins in the Fifth Dalai Lama, Practice of Emptiness. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1976.

Pabongka Jampa Tenzin Trinlé Gyatso (Pha bong kha pa byams pa bstan ’dzin ’phrin las rgya mtsho). Instruction on the Gaden Tradition of Mahāmūdra Supplemented With Requests to the Guru Lineage. Dga’ ldan bka’ srol phyag rgya chen po’i khrid kyi bla brgyud gsol ’debs kha skong bcas bzhugs so. In Collected Works. See appendix 2 for translation.

——. Lectures on the Stages of the Path (Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand). Lam rim rnam grol lag bcangs. 1 volume; 390 ff.. W3817. Par pa dpal ldan, Lhasa [19–]. Translated by Michael Richards in Pabongka Rinpoche, Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2006.

Pürchok Jampa Gyatso (Phur bu lcog ’byam pa rgya mtsho). Collected Topics, Small, Medium, Large. Tshad ma’i gzhung don ’byed pa’i bsdus grva’i rnam par bshad pa rigs lam ’phrul gyi lde mig ces bya ba las rigs lam chung/’bring/chen gi skor. Bylakuppe, India: Sera Jé Library block print, [undated].

Tsongkhapa Losang Drakpa (Blo bzang grags pa’i dpal). Abridged [Condensed] Stages of the Path. Lam rim bsdus don/Byang chub lam gyi rim pa’i nyams len gyi rnam gzhag mdor bsdus. The Collected Works of Rje Tson-kha-pa blo bzang grags pa. Vol. kha, thor bu, 65b.2-68.1 New Delhi: Ngawang Gelek Demo, 1975. Translated by Thupten Jinpa as Songs of Spiritual Experience at tibetanclassics.org.

——. Foundation of All Good Qualities (Yon tan gzhi gyur ma). Dharamsala: Rnam rgyal grwa tshang, 1977. Some translations: FPMT, Essential Buddhist Prayers, Volume 1. Portland: FPMT, 2011; Geshe Wangyal, The Door of Liberation. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1995; Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen, The Foundation of All Good Qualities. Long Beach: Thubten Dhargye Ling Publications, 2006.

——. Great Exposition of the Mantric Stages (or Mantric Stages for short). Rgyal ba khyab bdag rdo rje ’chang chen po’i lam gyi rim pa gsang ba kun gyi gnad rnam par phye ba (Abbr. sngags rim chen mo). Collected Works, Vol. ga. Lhasa: New Zhol Par-Khang. Toh 5281. Chapter 1 translated in the Dalai Lama, Tsong-ka-pa and Jeffrey Hopkins, Tantra in Tibet. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1987. Chapers 2 and 3 translated in the Dalai Lama, Tsong-ka-pa and Jeffrey Hopkins, Deity Yoga. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1987. Chapters 11 and 12 translated by Thomas Yarnall in Tsong Khapa Losang Drakpa, Great Treatise on the Stages of Mantra. New York: American Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2013.

——. Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. Byang chub lam rim che ba bshugs so. Mtsho sngon mi rigs dpe skrun khang, Tibet, 1992. English translation in Tsongkhapa, The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lamrim Chenmo). Volume 1–3. Editor in Chief, Joshua W. C. Cutler. New York: Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2000, 2002, 2004.

——. Illumination of the Thought, Extensive Explanation of (Candrakīrti’s) “Entrance to (Nāgārjuna’s) ‘Treatise on the Middle Way’”. Dbu ma la ’jug pa’i rgya cher bshad pa dgongs pa rab gsal. P6143, Vol. 154. First five chapters translated by Jeffrey Hopkins in Compassion in Tibetan Buddhism. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1985. Further partial translation by Jeffrey Hopkins and Anne Klein in Path to the Middle. Albany: SUNY Press, 1994.

——. Instruction on Madhyamaka View: The Profound Path of the Madhyamaka Prāsaṅgika. dBu ma’i thal ’gyur ba’i zab lam dbu ma’i lta khrid in The Collected Words (gsuṅ ’bum) of the Incomparable Lord Tsoṅ-kha-pa bLo-bzaṅ grags-pa (Khams gsum chos kyis [sic] rgyal po shar tsong kha pa chen po’i gsung ’bum), Vol. tsha. New Delhi: Mongolian Lama Guru Deva. Partially translated by Donald S. Lopez, Jr. in “Painting the Target,” in Guy Newland, ed., Changing Minds. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2001.

——. Middle-length Exposition of the Path to Enlightenment Practiced by Persons of Three Capacities. Lam rim ’bring/ byang chub lam gyi rim pa’i nyams len bsdus don gyi tshigs su bcad pa. TBRC W20877. 3: 67-74. Paro: Lama Ngodrup and Sherab Drimey, 1979–1981. Translated by Philip Quarcoo in Middle Length Lam-Rim: Lam rim ’bring ba. Portland: FPMT, 2012. Supramundane special insight section translated by Jeffrey Hopkins in Tsong-Kha-Pa’s Final Exposition of Wisdom. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2008.

——. Ocean of Reasoning, Explanation of Nāgārjuna’s “Fundamental Treatise on the Middle Way Called ‘Wisdom,’” dBu ma rtsa ba’i tshig le’ur byas pa shes rab ces bya ba’i rnam bshad rigs pa’i rgya mtsho, commonly known as rTsa she ik chen, P6153. Vol. 156. Translated by Ngawang Samten and Jay L. Garfield in Tsong khapa, Ocean of Reasoning. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

——. Praise for Dependent Arising, also known as the Short Essence of Eloquence. Rten ’brel bstod pa or Legs bshad snying po chung ngu, P6016, Vol. 153). Translated by Thupten Jinpa as In Praise of Dependent Origination at tibetanclassics.org.

——. The Three Principal Aspects of the Path. Lam gtso rnam gsum. In Blo sbyong nyer mkho phyogs bsgrigs. Lan Kru’u: Kan su’u mi rigs dpe skrun khangs, 2003. Some English translations: Lama Zopa Rinpoche at LamaYeshe.com; Geshe Wangyal, The Door of Liberation. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1995; Sonam Rinchen, The Three Principal Aspects of the Path. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1999

English language works

Āryadeva and Gyel-tsap. Yogic Deeds of Bodhisattvas: Gyel-tsap on Āryadeva’s Four Hundred. Commentary by Geshe Sonam Rinchen. Translated and edited by Ruth Sonam. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 1994.

Āryaśūra and the Dalai Lama, Āryaśūra’s Aspiration and a Meditation on Compassion. Translated by Brian C. Beresford with L. T. Doboom Tulku, Gonsar Tulku and Sharpa Tulku. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1981.

Aśvaghoṣa. Fifty Verses of Guru Devotion (Gurupañcāśikā). Translated by Translation Bureau of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1975. See also at LamaYeshe.com.

Atiśa. A Lamp for the Path and Commentary. Translated and annotated by Richard Sherburne, SJ. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1983.

——. Complete Works of Atiśa: The Lamp for the Path, the Commentary, together with the newly translated Twenty-five Key Texts. Translated and annotated by Richard Sherburne, SJ. New Delhi: Aditya Prakashan, 2009.

Bell, Sir Charles. Portrait of a Dalai Lama: The Life and Times of the Great Thirteenth. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1987.

Beresford, Brian C., trans. and ed. The Confession of Downfalls: The Confession Sutra with Commentary by Arya Nagarjuna; the Practice of Vajrasattva with Sadhana; supplemented by verbally transmitted commentaries from Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey, Geshe Rabten, Geshe Khyentse and Thubten Zopa Rinpoche. Translated and edited by Brian C. Beresford. Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1980, 1993.

Blumenthal, James. The Ornament of the Middle Way: A Study of the Madhyamaka Thought of Śāntarakṣita. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publications, 2004

——. “Śāntarakṣita’s ‘Neither-One-Nor-Many’ Argument from Madhyamakālaṃkāra (The Ornament of the Middle Way): A Classical Buddhist Argument on the Ontological Status of Phenomena,” in Edelglass and Garfield, Buddhist Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Buddha Śākyamuni. The Exalted Mahāyāna Sūtra on the Wisdom Gone Beyond called The Vajra Cutter. Translated by Thubten Tsultrim (George Churinoff). Portland: FPMT, 2011.

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