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The Second Buddha

David Loy considers the work of Nagarjuna, Buddhism's greatest philospoher.

David Loy

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Nagarjuna receives the Perfection of Wisdom scripture from a nagini

Image: Nagarjuna receives the Perfection of Wisdom scripture from a nagini. Beside him is Aryadeva, who elaborated his teaching. In the sky, astride a lion, is the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, Manjushri, in human guise. 

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