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Regardless of whether the lamp exists before the darkness or they exist simultaneously, the lamp cannot illuminate the darkness

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Mūlamadhyamaka-kārikā of Nāgārjuna

Sthiramati's Commentary on Nāgārjuna's Mūla-madhyamaka-kārikā, section T30, no. 1567, 148b2


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