Vasubandhu | Works & Life

Vasubandhu life & works

Vasubandhu life & works. Vasubandhu was a prominent Buddhist teacher and one of the most important figures in the development of Mahāyāna Buddhism in India. He wrote commentaries on many Śāstras, works on logic, devotional poetry, works on Abhidharma classifications, as well as original and innovative philosophical treatises. He is admired as co-founder of the Yogācāra school, his pre-Yogācāra works, such as the Abhidharmakośa are

Abhidharmakosha by Vasubandhu

Abhidharmakośa, the famous fundamental treatise of 5th century by Vasubandhu, explaining the fundaments of system of knowledge according to Vaibhasika tradition of Buddhism is here. The main points of study here are the theory of dharma or elements of existence, perception of reality through indriyas (faculties), the notion of karma in the light of teaching about dharmas, path to liberation – Abhidharma or dharma Nirvana

Discourse on the Sūtra of Eternal Life | Vasubandhu

Discourse on the Sūtra of Eternal Life And Gāthā of Aspiration to Be Born in the Pure Land Composed by Bodhisattva Vasubandhu (India, ca. 400 C.E.). The Bodhisattva, by entering the four types of Gates, perfects the self-benefiting practices. The Bodhisattva, by departing through the fifth Gate, perfects the practices of benefiting others through the transference of merits. The Bodhisattva will accomplish self-benefit and benefiting-others