Synopses & Reviews
In this volume, Bhikshu Dharmamitra presents his translations of the three earliest editions of Arya Nagarjuna's Letter from a Friend (Suhrllekha), a work on the layman's practice of the Buddhist path. This text was written by Nagarjuna in the form of a letter of spiritual counsel to the early Indian monarch, King Satakarni. These three editions were produced in the middle part of the first millennium by Tripitaka Masters Gunavarman, Sanghavarman, and Yijing. English translations and notes by Bhikshu Dharmamitra. This volume includes facing-page source text in both traditional and simplified scripts.