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The '''''Dharma dharmata vibhaga''''' (Skt. ''Dharmadharmatāvibhāga''; Tib. ''chos dang chos nyid rnam 'byed'' ཆོས་དང་ཆོས་ཉིད་རྣམ་འབྱེད་), known in English as '''''Distinguishing Dharma and Dharmata''''', is a [[Mahayana]] treatise that is identified within the Tibetan tradition as one of the [[Five Treatises of Maitreya]]. According to tradition, these five treatises were presented to [[Asanga]] by the Buddha [[Maitreya]].
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The '''''Dharma dharmata vibhaga''''' (Skt. ''Dharmadharmatāvibhāga''; Tib. ''chos dang chos nyid rnam 'byed'' ཆོས་དང་ཆོས་ཉིད་རྣམ་འབྱེད་), known in English as '''''Distinguishing Dharma and Dharmata''''', is a [[Mahayana]] treatise that examines the distinction between ''[[dharma]]'' (phenomena) and ''[[Dharmata|dharmatā]]'' (reality).
  
This text discusses the distinction and correlation (''vibhāga'') between ''[[dharma]]'' (phenomena) and ''[[Dharmata|dharmatā]]'' (reality). The work exists in both a prose and a verse version and survives only in [[Classical Tibetan|Tibetan]] translation.  However, the [[Sanskrit]] original was reported to exist in [[Tibet]] during the 1930s by the [[India]]n Buddhologist and explorer, [[Rahul Sankrityayan]].
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In the Tibetan tradition, this text is identified as one of the [[Five Treatises of Maitreya|five treatises]] that were directly revealed to [[Asanga]] by the future Buddha [[Maitreya]].  
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The work exists in both a prose and a verse version and survives only in [[Classical Tibetan|Tibetan]] translation.  However, the [[Sanskrit]] original was reported to exist in [[Tibet]] during the 1930s by the [[India]]n Buddhologist and explorer, [[Rahul Sankrityayan]].
  
 
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The Dharma dharmata vibhaga (Skt. Dharmadharmatāvibhāga; Tib. chos dang chos nyid rnam 'byed ཆོས་དང་ཆོས་ཉིད་རྣམ་འབྱེད་), known in English as Distinguishing Dharma and Dharmata, is a Mahayana treatise that examines the distinction between dharma (phenomena) and dharmatā (reality).

In the Tibetan tradition, this text is identified as one of the five treatises that were directly revealed to Asanga by the future Buddha Maitreya.

The work exists in both a prose and a verse version and survives only in Tibetan translation. However, the Sanskrit original was reported to exist in Tibet during the 1930s by the Indian Buddhologist and explorer, Rahul Sankrityayan.

In English translation

The Dharmadharmata-vibhaga was translated into English by Jim Scott in 2004[1]

Notes

  1. Maitreya's Distinguishing Phenomena and Pure Being: Commentary by Mipham. by Jim Scott with Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche. Snow Lion Publications. Ithica: 2004. ISBN 1-55939-215-0
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