The treatise comprises of 30 verses that mainly discuss "consciousness,"
and is the last work of Vasubandhu Bodhisattva, written late in his life.
A representation of his sophisticated Buddhist thoughts,
it laid the foundation of the studies of Mere Consciousness
and was annotated by ten treatise masters.
It has since become the ultimate basis for the exegesis of Mere Consciousness.
完成 下士道 得人天勝位
步入 中士道 願出離三界
In order to make headway for your country,
Set a firm foundation with effort.
Finishing off the path of lower scholar to obtain the exceptional celestial place.
Striding into the path of middle scholar to break away from the three realms.
On the way to the universal truth of Bodhiway, making a close encounter with you.
Within the Tripitaka and twelve great sutras, lies the immense wisdom of Buddha』s dharma direction and instruction.
The broad treatise on progressive Bodhi way, encompasses countless Bodhi paths of ancient masters and virtuosos.
How to break free from the reincarnation?
The path of middle scholar will show you the right way to liberation and enlightenment.