Bde gshegs snying po gsal ba'i rgyan

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bde gshegs snying po gsal ba'i rgyan
Ornament That Illuminates and Beautifies the Tathāgata Heart
Butön's study on the theory of the tathāgatagarbha written in 1359. In this text he argues that the teachings on buddha-nature are of an expedient or provisional meaning, which is a position that is typical of the Sakya view as set forth by Sakya Paṇḍita and others. He backs up this position with citations from the Ghanavyūhasūtra, the Laṅkāvatārasūtra, the Śrīmālādevīsūtra, the Aṅgulimālīyasūtra, and the Ratnagotravibhāga.
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  • Ruegg, David Seyfort. Le traité du tathāgatagarbha de Bu ston Rin chen grub: Traduction du De bžin gšegs pa'i sñiṅ po gsal ẓiṅ mdzes par byed pa'i rgyan. Publications de l'École Française d'Extrême-Orient 88. Paris: École Française d'Extrême-Orient, 1973.

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Other Titles ~ de bzhin gshegs pa'i snying po gsal zhing mdzes par byed pa'i rgyan
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