Kamalashila, aka: Kamalaśīla; 2 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Buddhism)
Kamalaśīla (fl. 713-763) was an Indian Buddhist of Nalanda Mahavihara who accompanied Śāntarakṣita (725–788) to Tibet at the request of Trhisongdetsen.
Kamalaśīla is renowned for writing three texts, all called Bhāvanākrama, which summarize and build upon aspects of the Yogācāra tradition of Asanga, particularly as pertaining to aspects of meditation practice. The first text has been translated into Classic Chinese.Source: WikiPedia: Buddhism
Kamalashila (60-140 CE) was the disciple of Shantarakshita. He quoted Gaudapada. He refers to Vindhyavasin in his Tattvasangraha. Kamalasila has not only mentioned Umveka but also quoted him. He was the senior contemporary of King Dharmapala as indicated by Taranatha.Source: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism
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The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3646 < [Chapter 26 - Examination of the ‘Person of Super-normal Vision’]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 20 - Dialectical criticisms of Śāntarakṣita and Kamalaśīla (a.d. 760) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
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The Buddhist Philosophy of Universal Flux (by Satkari Mookerjee)
Chapter XXV - Prasaṅgānumāna < [Part II - Logic and Epistemology]
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Buddhist Meditation (by Samdhong Rinpoche)
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