Termo

Tibetano:


ཀླུ་སྒྲུབ་ , ཀླུ་གྲུབ་

klu sgrub , klu grub

Sânscrito:

nāgārjuna

Português:

Nāgārjuna

Grande mestre Mahāyāna do século II, responsável pela disseminação dos sūtras da Prajnapāramitā que trouxe da terra dos nāgas, onde se encontravam escondidos até então. Foi o fundador do sistema de pensamento Madhyamaka, cujos ensinamentos são até hoje considerados pelas escolas budistas do Tibete como o expoente máximo de todos os sistemas filosóficos budistas.
Ele é considerado um dos Seis Ornamentos.

English:

Nāgārjuna

(1st-2nd century), Indian master, one of the Six Ornaments. He expounded the teachings of the Middle Way and composed numerous philosophical and medical treatises. [WOMPT]

The great 1st–2nd century Indian master and father of the profound view tradition who rediscovered the Buddha’s teachings on Transcendent Wisdom (Prajñaparamita) in the realm of the nagas and composed numerous treatises that became the basic texts for the proponents of the Madhyamaka or Middle-Way philosophical system. [TLWF 2011]

Great second-century master of the Mahāyāna, responsible for the dissemination of the Prajñāpāramitā sutras, which he is said to have recovered from the land of the Nāgas, where they had been concealed. He was the founder of the Madhyamaka system of thought closely associated with the Bodhisattva Mañjuśrī. The Madhyamaka teachings of the Profound View are still regarded in Tibetan Buddhism as the summit of all philosophical systems. See also Asaṅga. [TPQ]

(first-second century). A great Indian master who expounded the
teachings of the Middle Way and composed numerous philosophical and medical
treatises. [ZT 2006]