(Second century) A Buddhist master and scholar from India who founded the Madhyamaka school of Buddhist philosophy, whose central doctrine is the comprehension of Emptiness. The Tibetan traditions consider him to be one of the most important figures of Indian Mahayana Buddhism. His name means "king of Nagas."
"For the hereafter, there’s no better friend than generosity." - Letter to a Friend
"This rebirth is suffering; that which is called craving is the wide-ranging originator of that; the stopping of this is liberation..." - Letter to a Friend
“Gnosis is lived upon facts, withers away in abstractions, and is difficult to find even in the noblest of thoughts.”