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Chandrakirti

Chandrakirti (born approx. 600 C.E.) was abbot of Nalanda University and a disciple of Nagarjuna and a commentator on his works.

He was a philosopher who defended the Madhyamika view that all objects are merely temporary phenomena created by circumstances, defending it against that of the Svatantrikas[?] who held that objects are in some sense objectively real.



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