Madhyamika


Madhyamika

School in the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. Its name means “middle” and derives from its middle position between the realism of the Sarvastivada school and the idealism of the Yogacara school. The most renowned Madhyamika thinker was Nagarjuna.

This entry comes from Encyclopædia Britannica Concise.
For the full entry on Madhyamika, visit Britannica.com.

Seen & Heard

What made you look up Madhyamika? Please tell us what you were reading, watching or discussing that led you here.

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More