Ornament of Abhidharma

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Ornament of Abhidharma (Tib. མངོན་པའི་རྒྱན་, ngönpé gyen, Wyl. mngon pa'i rgyan), A Commentary On the Verses On the Treasury of Abhidharma (Tib. ཆོས་མངོན་མཛོད་ཀྱི་ཚིག་ལེའུར་བྱས་པའི་འགྲེལ་པ་མངོན་པའི་རྒྱན་, chö ngön dzö kyi tsik le'ur jepé drelpa ngönpé gyen, Wyl. chos mngon mdzod kyi tshig le'ur byas pa'i 'grel pa mngon pa'i rgyan) — is a commentary on Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakosa written by the Tibetan scholar Chim Jampaiyang. It is considered the most authoritative Tibetan commentary on the Abhidharmakosa and it is studied by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

Contemporary Tibetan scholar Thupten Jinpa states:

In many ways, this work...is the Tibetan equivalent of the Path of Purification (Visudhimagga), the fifth-century Theravāda classic by the influential master Buddhaghosa. Take any topic of concern for classical Buddhist tradition, and you will find it addressed here...[1]

English Translations

  • Chim Jampaiyang, Ornament of Abhidharma: A Commentary on Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakosa, translated by Ian James Coghlan (Library of Tibetan Classics, 2019)

References

  1. Chim Jampaiyang 2019, General Editor's Preface.


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