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Madhyamaka School

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Madhyamaka School; (Zhong-lun-xing Jiao): One of the two major Mahayana schools in ancient India founded by Nagarjuna. Its two major branches are the Prasangika-Madhyamaka and the Svatantrika-Madhyamaka. Those who follow this school of thought are called "Madyamikas." The main tenent of this school is proving that everything is empty of self-nature using rational reasoning as based on the second turning of the wheel at Vulture Peak.


see also; Middle way

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