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Asaṅga/Maitreya: Ratnagotravibhāga
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Asaṅga/Maitreya: Ratnagotravibhāga
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1. References
2. Abbreviations
3. Bibliography
4. Credits


References for Sanskrit are to page and line number Johnston (1950). The Tibetan references are to Tg, sems tsam, vol. phi, 74a1-129a7. Cf. also Ratnagotravibhāga Mahāyānôttaratantraśāstra, ed. Z. Nakamura, Tokyo 1960. The translation is from J. Takasaki: A Study on the Ratnagotravibhāga, SOR XXXIII, Roma 1966.


Abbreviations for the whole library.


Johnston, E.H. (ed.). (1950). Ratnagotravibhāga Mahāyānottaratantraśāstra, by Asaṅga, Bihar Research Society, Museum Buildings, Patna.

Ratnamati 勒那摩提 (508 A.D.), 究竟一乘寶性論 (Chinese translation of Rgvbh), in T 1611.

Sajjana and Blo ldan śes rab (11th-12th Century A.D.), “Theg pa chen po rgyud bla ma'i bstan bcos rnam par bzad pa” (Tibetan translation of Rgvbh), in Tg vol. phi, pp. 74a1-129a7.

Takasaki, J. (1966). A study on the Ratnagotravibhāga (Uttaratantra), Being a Treatise on the Tathāgatagarbha Theory of Mahāyāna Buddhism, Serie Orientale, Roma.


Input by Miroslav Rosehnal (San), Saerji (Chi), and Henrik Mathisen (Tib, Eng), Oslo 2001-2002.

We would like to thank ACIP for the Tibetan text of the Rgvbh.

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