Contact

Indian Philosophy »  Causality »  Dependent origination (pratītyasamutpāda) »  Origination and conditioned phenomena (saṃskṛta) »  Refutation: origination, duration and cessation are untenable »  Origination is untenable »  Argument from regressus ad infinitum »  Analogy: the reflexive property of a lamp's illumination »  If light had reflexive power, so would darkness and it would conceal itself

If light had reflexive power, so would darkness and it would conceal itself

No cross references

Project Authorities

Mūlamadhyamaka-kārikā of Nāgārjuna

mūlamadhyamakakārikā, section 7:12








Mūlamadhyamakavṛtti-akutobhayā of Nāgārjuna, section 7:12



Piṅgala's Commentary on Nāgārjuna's Mūla-madhyamaka-kārikā, section T30, no. 1564, 10a4-


Buddhapālita-mūlamadhyamakavṛtti of Buddhapālita, section 7:12




Sthiramati's Commentary on Nāgārjuna's Mūla-madhyamaka-kārikā, section T30, no. 1567, 148c8


Prasannapadā of Candrakīrtī, section 154:6



Narrow Down