By John Powers

ISBN-10: 0773494774

ISBN-13: 9780773494770

Translation of: Āryasaṃdhinirmocanabhāṣya.

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After three more years, however, he still felt that he had not made significant progress, and again decided to renounce his quest As he left his cave he saw a man who claimed to be making needles by rubbing iron with cotton and who showed lrThis is reported in Paramartha^ Life of Vasubandhu’ translated by J. Takakusu (“The Life of Vasu-bandhu by Paramartha**. Toung Paot ser. II, #5, 1904, pp. 269-296; reprint Leyden: EJ. Brill, 1904). See also Alex Wayman, Analysis of the Sravakabhumi Manuscript (Berkeley, 1961), p.

7 Because it is [comprised] of all seeds, [the basis-consciousness] is a mysterious basis. XD pp. 2; Stog pp. 4. 2D p. 3-4; Stog p. 5-7. 3D p. 3; Stog p. 5. 4This appears to refer to the passage ranging from D p. 4-6 (Stog p. 1-3). The sutra lists five consciousnesses: eye consciousness, ear consciousness, nose consciousness, tongue consciousness, bodily consciousness, and mental consciousness. The last part of the passage in A differs from the passage in D and Stog: than cig tu cig car dang cig car ma yin par ’jug pa.

7; Stog p. 7. 2Dp. 2; Stog p. 1. 3D P. 6; Stog p. 7. 4D p. 4; Stog p. 7. 5Dp. 1; Stog p. 6. 6D P. 6; Stog p. 5. D P. 5; Stog p. 4. P. 1; Stog p. 2. This refers to a passage beginning on D p. 6 (Stog p. 2). 44 Two Commentaries on the Samdhinirmocana-sutra states and objects that are resources. Initial mistakenness with respect to these ap­ prehending subjects and so forth is thorough affliction. Initial non-mistakenness is purification. Indicating village boundaries — or one hundred of those, etc.

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