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Nagarjuna's Doctrine of Two Worlds and Two Truths and the Reason Why Words that are Rigorously True Seem Paradoxical

The second century CE Buddhist philosopher-sage Nagarjuna is famous for his philosophical exposition of the Buddha’s teachings and for his explanation of its philosophical foundation. The language of Buddhism is riddled through with paradox and contradiction and in his… 571 more words

Nagarjuna and Thief

A great master, Nagarjuna, was asked by a great thief…. The thief was well known over the whole kingdom and he was so clever, so intelligent that he had never been caught. 1,092 more words

Spirituality

Spacetime: An Explanation for Nothingness

For the longest time I had a really hard time dealing with Nagarjuna’s concept of emptiness and all it entailed. It began with an argument about “free will” and an ability to make a determination for one’s own outcome. 414 more words

Buddhism

The End of All Views

In Jay Garfield’s translation of Nagarjuna’s, Mulamadhyamikakarika, the last verse reads thus;

I prostrate to Gautama
Who through compassion
Taught the true doctrine
Which leads to the relinquishing of all views. 263 more words

Vedanta Psychology

This has been an social media morning for me.

A lot of posting and thinking and now this blog-post.

When we look at the central Hindu text, The Bhagavad Gita, we follow how a distraught Arjuna is completely transformed by the words of Sri Krsna and ready to fight his (still) beloved family and the great gurus that stand before him. 600 more words

Spirituality

15 Tollywood Actors Who Looked Damn Cute As Kids!

Okay, so Tollywood is in the limelight now. Thanks to the phenomenal ‘Baahubali’.

The topic has been overwritten about, so I decided to do something different here. 281 more words

LISTicles

No. 146 Avoid Intoxication

No. 146 from ‘Precious Garland’ by Nagarjuna

Intoxicants lead to worldly scorn,
Your affairs are ruined, wealth is wasted,
The unsuitable is done from delusion,

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