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[[ Read Ebook ]] ⚢ A Compendium of the Mahayana á The first complete English translation of Asanga s Mahayanasamgraha, the most important and comprehensive Indian Yogacara text, and all its available Indian commentaries.The Mah y nasa graha, published here with its Indian and Tibetan commentaries in three volumes, presents virtually everything anybody might want to know about the Yog c ra School of mah y na Buddhism It discusses in detail the nature and operation of the eight kinds of consciousness, the often misunderstood notion of mind only cittam tra , dependent origination, the cultivation of the path and its fruition in terms of the four wisdoms, and the three bodies k yas of a buddha.Volume 1 presents the translation of the Mah y nasa graha along with a commentary by Vasubandhu The introduction gives an overview of the text and its Indian and Tibetan commentaries, and explains in detail two crucial elements of the Yog c ra view the laya consciousness and the afflicted mind kli amanas.Volume 2 presents translations of the commentary by Asvabh va and an anonymous Indian commentary on the first chapter of the text These translations are supplemented in the endnotes by excerpts from Tibetan commentaries and related passages in other Indian and Chinese Yog c ra works.Volume 3 includes appendices with excerpts from other Indian and Chinese Yog c ra texts and supplementary materials on major Yog c ra topics in the Mah y nasa graha.