This book provides the first English translation of Candrakirtis commentary (ca. 6-7th century C.E.) on four illusions that prevent people from becoming Buddhas. Langs translation captures the clarity of Candrakirtis arguments and the lively humor of the stories and examples he uses. Langs introduction explores the range of Candrakirtis interests in religion, philosophy, psychology, politics, and erotic poetry.
- Publication Date:
- 27 / 02 / 2003