Non-Representational Language in Mipam’s Re-Presentation of Other-Emptiness

  title={Non-Representational Language in Mipam’s Re-Presentation of Other-Emptiness},
  author={Douglas S. Duckworth},
  journal={Philosophy East and West},
  pages={920 - 932}
  • D. Duckworth
  • Published 5 November 2014
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy East and West
This essay probes the discourses of other-emptiness in the Jonang (jo nang) and Nyingma (rnying ma) traditions. After briefly introducing other-emptiness in Jonang, the locus classicus for other-emptiness in Tibet, I contrast the way Mipam (‘ju mi pham rgya mtsho, 1846–1912) positions the discourse of other-emptiness in his interpretative system. I then demonstrate how Mipam’s portrayal of other-emptiness highlights the way he uses a perspectival means to incorporate a diversity of seemingly… 



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