Stcherbatsky, Th. Analysis and Introduction by Jaideva Singh.
Title THE CONCEPTION OF BUDDHIST NIRVANA (WITH SANSKRIT TEXT OF MADHYAMAKA-KARIKA).
Publisher Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, 1999, reprint.
Seller ID 25023
100 pp + 222 pp + 51 pp of Sanskrit text + 42 pp indexes & appendices, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 8120805291 "(P)rovides an English translation of Nagarjuna's chapters on Causality and Nirvana and Chandrakirti's comprehensive commentary on the Sanskrit Text and presents a rare exposition on the Madhyamaka Dialectic. The book is edited by Jaideva Singh with an exhaustive introduction, containing the historical background of the Madhyamaka philosophy, a lucid exposition o f its merciless logic, an admirable presentation of its uncanny metaphysics and a systematic account of its soteriology and Buddhology. The editor has also provided an Analysis of Contents and has added those portions of the text and the Sanskr i t c ommentary on the basis of which Stcherbatsky wrote out his book. This will enable the reader to make a comparative study of Stcherbatsky's version with the Original Sanskrit." Prevoius owner's stamp (chop) on free front endpaper, slight soi li ng ma rk on fore-edge of text block, small bump at top corner of rear board. Dust jacket has slight fading to spine color, moderate edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top edge, a few tiny edge tears, light rubbing. Very Good/Good+