Praise of the Supramundane

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Praise of the Supramundane (Skt. Lokātītastava; Tib. འཇིག་རྟེན་ལས་འདས་པར་བསྟོད་པ་, jikten lé depar töpa, Wyl. ‘jig rten las ‘das par bstod pa) — a shastra written by Nagarjuna, which belongs to his Collection of Praises.

In this short text (26 verses), Nagarjuna praises the Buddha for his teachings on emptiness and dependent origination. In his translation of this text, Geshe Thupten Jinpa translates the title of the text as follows: Hymn to [the Buddha] the World Transcendent.

Further Reading

  • Master of Wisdom, Writings of the Buddhist Master Nagarjuna, translations by Christian Lindtner, Dharma Publishing, 1986

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