Cheng Weishi Lun

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Cheng Weishi Lun or Discourse on the Perfection of Consciousness-only, is a comprehensive discourse on the central teachings of Yogacara framed around Vasubandhu's seminal Yogacara work, Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā (Thirty Verses on Consciousness-only).wikipedia
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Yogachara

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Cheng Weishi Lun or Discourse on the Perfection of Consciousness-only, is a comprehensive discourse on the central teachings of Yogacara framed around Vasubandhu's seminal Yogacara work, Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā (Thirty Verses on Consciousness-only).
According to Lusthaus, Xuanzang's travels to India and his composition of the Cheng Weishi Lun was an attempt to return to a more "orthodox" and "authentic" Indian Yogācāra and thus put to rest the debates and confusions in the Chinese Yogācāra of his time.

Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā

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Cheng Weishi Lun or Discourse on the Perfection of Consciousness-only, is a comprehensive discourse on the central teachings of Yogacara framed around Vasubandhu's seminal Yogacara work, Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā (Thirty Verses on Consciousness-only).
The result of this work was the Cheng Weishi Lun, which became the most important text for the tradition of East Asian Yogācāra.

Xuanzang

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It was written by the early Tang dynasty monk Xuanzang.
He is credited with writing or compiling the Cheng Weishi Lun as a commentary on these texts.

East Asian Yogācāra

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The Cheng Weishi Lun became one of the key texts of East Asian Yogācāra, both by Chinese ("Faxiang") and Japanese ("Hossō") thinkers.
As an important contribution to East Asian Yogācāra, Xuanzang composed the treatise Cheng Weishi Lun, or "Discourse on the Establishment of Consciousness Only."

Kuiji

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Kuiji collaborated closely with Xuanzang on the Cheng weishi lun, a redacted translation of commentaries on Vasubandhu's Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā.

Dan Lusthaus

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He contributed the contents of his catalogue of the major Yogācāra translations of Xuanzang to the DDB, as well as a number of other terms related to the Cheng Weishi Lun and Yogācārabhūmi-śāstra.

Vasubandhu

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Cheng Weishi Lun or Discourse on the Perfection of Consciousness-only, is a comprehensive discourse on the central teachings of Yogacara framed around Vasubandhu's seminal Yogacara work, Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā (Thirty Verses on Consciousness-only).

Tang dynasty

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It was written by the early Tang dynasty monk Xuanzang.

Sanskrit

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It is sometimes referred to as Vijñaptimātratāsiddhi, its equivalent name in Sanskrit.

Buddhism

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When Xuanzang was studying Buddhism in India at Nālandā University, he discovered ten commentaries on Vasubandhu's Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā.

India

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When Xuanzang was studying Buddhism in India at Nālandā University, he discovered ten commentaries on Vasubandhu's Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā.

Nalanda

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When Xuanzang was studying Buddhism in India at Nālandā University, he discovered ten commentaries on Vasubandhu's Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā.

Hong Kong

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Wei Tat translated the Cheng Weishi Lun into English for the first time in Hong Kong in 1973.

Louis de La Vallée-Poussin

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This translation is based upon Louis de La Vallée-Poussin's early translation into French (Vijñaptimātratāsiddhi: La Siddhi de Hiuan-Tsang).

French language

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This translation is based upon Louis de La Vallée-Poussin's early translation into French (Vijñaptimātratāsiddhi: La Siddhi de Hiuan-Tsang).

Taishō Tripiṭaka

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More recently, Francis Cook made a new English translation of the text for the Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research's Taishō Tripiṭaka translation effort.

Dōshō

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His studies centered on Xuanzang's Weishi, Chinese variant of Indian Yogācāra, but he was also exposed to Chinese Chán while there, which would later lead to his influence on the founding of Japanese Zen Buddhism.

Chinese Buddhism

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He is credited with writing or compiling the Cheng Weishi Lun (Vijñaptimātratāsiddhi Śāstra) as composed from multiple commentaries on Vasubandhu's Triṃśikā-vijñaptimātratā.

Buddhist texts

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602–664), who also wrote a commentary on Yogacara which remained influential, the Ch' eng wei shih lun.

Creator in Buddhism

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In his work Cheng Weishi Lun (Skt.

Eight Consciousnesses

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