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 +'''​Aryadeva'''​ (Skt. ''​Āryadeva'';​ Tib. [[འཕགས་པ་ལྷ་]],​ ''​Pakpa Lha'';​ [[Wyl.]] ''​‘phags pa lha''​) (second/​third century) — one of the six great commentators (the ‘[[Six Ornaments]]’) on the [[Buddha]]'​s teachings. He was a disciple of [[Nagarjuna]] and devoted his life to continuing his master’s work, consolidating the [[Madhyamika]] tradition. He is also counted among the [[eighty-four mahasiddhas]].
  
 +==Writings==
 +*''​[[Four Hundred Verses]]''​
 +*''​Lamp that Integrates the Practices''​ (Skt. ''​Caryāmelāpaka-pradīpa'';​ Tib. སྤྱོད་པ་བསྡུས་པའི་སྒྲོན་མ་,​ [[Wyl.]] ''​spyod pa bsdus pa'i sgron ma''​),​ a treatise on the [[Guhyasamaja Tantra]].
 +:​{{TBRCW|O00CR0008|O00CR000800CR031427$W23702|སྤྱོད་པ་བསྡུས་པའི་སྒྲོན་མ་,​ ''​spyod pa bsdus pa'i sgron ma''​}}
 +*''​Shatashastra'',​ which only remains in its Chinese translation by Kumārajīva.
 +
 +==[[Quotations:​ Indian Masters|Quotations]] from [[Four Hundred Verses]]==
 +{{:​Quotations:​ Aryadeva, Four Hundred Verses, Entertaining doubts about Samsara will make it fall appart}}
 +{{:​Quotations:​ Aryadeva, Four Hundred Verses, Turn away from non-virtue}}
 +{{:​Quotations:​ Aryadeva, Four Hundred Verses, Emptiness of one is everything}}
 +
 +==Further Reading==
 +*David Seyfort Ruegg, ''​The Literature of the Madhyamaka School of Philosophy in India'',​ Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz,​ 1981
 +*Lobsang N. Tsonawa, ''​Indian Buddhist Pandits from The Jewel Garland of Buddhist History'',​ Dharamsala: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1985.
 +*Christian Wedemeyer, ''​Vajrayāna & Its Doubles: A Critical Historiography,​ Exposition, and Translation of the Tantric Works of Āryadeva'',​ PhD dissertation,​ Columbia University (New York 1999).
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 +==External Links==
 +*{{TBRC|P0RK240|TBRC profile}}
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 +[[Category:​Historical Masters]]
 +[[Category:​Indian Masters]]
 +[[Category:​Seventeen Nalanda Masters]]
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