Advertisement

Yogācāra Contributions

  • Chris Gudmunsen

Abstract

The Mādhyamika and the Yogācāra are the two main Mahāyāna schools. The difference of approach is nicely summed up by Conze:

Mādhyamikas and Yogācārins supplement one another To the Mādhyamikas ‘wisdom’ is everything and they have very little to say about dhyāna, whereas the Yogācārins give more weight to the experiences of ‘trance’. The first annihilate the world by a ruthless analysis which develops from the Abhidharma tradition. The second effect an equally ruthless withdrawal from everything by the traditional method of trance.1

Keywords

Dark Blue High Reality Conventional Truth Spiritual Advice Buddhist Logician 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Chris Gudmunsen 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Gudmunsen

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations