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'''Shantarakshita''' ([[zhi ba 'tsho]]). 'Guardian of Peace.' The Indian pandita and abbot of [[Vikramashila]] and of [[Samye]] who ordained the first Tibetan monks. He was an incarnation of the bodhisattva [[Vajrapani]] and is also known as Khenpo Bodhisattva or Bhikshu Bodhisattva Shantarakshita. He is the founder of philosophical school combining [[Madhyamika]] and [[Yogachara]]. This tradition was reestablished and clarified by [[Mipham Rinpoche]] in his commentary on the [[Madhyamaka Lamkara]].  
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'''Shantarakshita''' ([[zhi ba 'tsho]]). 'Guardian of Peace.' The Indian pandita and abbot of [[Vikramashila]] and of [[Samye]] who ordained the first Tibetan monks. He was an incarnation of the bodhisattva [[Vajrapani]] and is also known as Khenpo Bodhisattva or Bhikshu Bodhisattva Shantarakshita. He is the founder of philosophical school combining [[Madhyamaka]] and [[Yogachara]]. This tradition was reestablished and clarified by [[Mipham Rinpoche]] in his commentary on the [[Madhyamaka Lamkara]].  
 
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Shantarakshita (zhi ba 'tsho). 'Guardian of Peace.' The Indian pandita and abbot of Vikramashila and of Samye who ordained the first Tibetan monks. He was an incarnation of the bodhisattva Vajrapani and is also known as Khenpo Bodhisattva or Bhikshu Bodhisattva Shantarakshita. He is the founder of philosophical school combining Madhyamaka and Yogachara. This tradition was reestablished and clarified by Mipham Rinpoche in his commentary on the Madhyamaka Lamkara.


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  • Speech of Delight: Mipham's Commentary on Shantarakshita's Ornament of the Middle Way; by Ju Mipham, trans. by Thomas Doctor
  • The Adornment of the Middle Way; Shantarakshita's Madhyamakalankara with Commentary by Jamgon Mipham. Translated by Padmakara Translation Group. ISBN 1-59030-241-9
  • The Ornament of the Middle Way: A Study of the Madhyamaka Thought of Shantarakshita, by James Blumenthal

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