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2019.10 / No. 21
2019.10 / No. 21
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《解脫道論》註解 (A Study of the Vimuttimagga)
This book is a commentary on the Vimuttimagga, included in volume 32 of the Taishō Canon. It is divided into three sections as follows:

The first part gives a presentation of the Vimuttimagga, introducing its author and the period in which it was written, its translator and the original text, as well as an overview of the history of the Theravada school and a comparison of the Vimuttimagga and the Visuddhimagga. This book also discusses the question of the Theravadan classification of the Vimuttimagga, and the editor’s summary of 11 types of research related to the Vimuttimagga.

The second part is the annotated Vimuttimagga. It provides the full text of the 12 fascicles of the Vimuttimagga, accompanied by the author's analytical table of contents as an appendix, and the collated footnotes, including Pali terminology, references to scriptural citations, etc.

The third part is a supplement to the Vimuttimagga, containing some longer notes that cannot be placed within the textual footnotes, presented in the form of articles. This includes the corresponding sentences in the canonical scriptures (with Chinese translation), as well as an explanation of difficult terms and sentences. In addition, a number of figures and charts are attached in order to summarize some of the complex concepts in this book.
《解脫道論》註解 (A Study of the Vimuttimagga)