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Nagarjuna: I am not I
N?g?rjuna was an ancient (150CE) Indian Buddhist philosopher, at the forefront of the Madhyamaka (Middle Way) tradition. His philosophy of ??nyat? (emptiness) is notoriously difficult to master, and my own attempts do so are best defined by the countless errors I have made in the pursuit of that understanding. And yet, whatever I have managed to garner from the years of academic study of N?g?rjuna count as genuinely priceless, because the fruit of such labours crystallise in every moment of life: in the very apprehension of reality.
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