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Kyabje Kangyur Rinpoche

Nagarjuna's Letter To a Friend

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Nagarjuna's poetic presentation of the fundamental teachings of the Great Vehicle, or Mahayanawhose followers, driven by compassion, strive to attain Buddhahood for the sake of all beingsis remarkable for its concise style and memorable imagery, making it one of the most widely quoted sources in other commentaries on the Mahayana path. This work will appeal to readers with a general interest in Mahayana Buddhism, to those who wish to familiarize themselves with one of the great classics of Indian Buddhist literature, and to students who come across passages quoted in other Buddhist works and who wish to explore further. The great Indian Buddhist master Nagarjuna (firstsecond century A.D.) wrote his celebrated poem "Letter to a Friend" as a gift of advice to a South Indian king, and it has since become a monument in the Indian shastra tradition.