Meaning of NAGARJUNA in English

NAGARJUNA

Nagarjuna was the first Buddhist thinker who attempted to systematize Buddhist belief. He wrote extensive commentaries on the the Prajna-Paramita Sutra . He probably lived during the second century ce. Although he founded a Mahayana school, the Madhyamikas, his systematization was much more important, being used by many Mahayana schools and as one of the intellectual bases of Vajrayana Buddhism.

Buddhism English glossary.      Английский глоссарий буддизма.