ARTICLE>On the authorship of the Trisvabhāvanirdeśa

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Dear friends,

Given the considerable amount of discussion in recent years of the Trisvabhāvanirdeśa, attributed to Vasubandhu, I thought that some might be interested in the publication of the article "Who Wrote the Trisvabhāvanirdeśa? Reflections on an Enigmatic Text and Its Place in the History of Buddhist Philosophy" in the Journal of Indian Philosophy. It has not yet appeared in the print version but is available online behind pay-wall, here: 

The final pre-publication version, which differs only in matters of formatting and omits some very minor corrections, is available here:




Matthew Kapstein

EPHE (Paris) and the University of Chicago