(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
"We need to liberate our intelligence from all types of sects, religions, schools, political parties, concepts of country and flags, theories, etc."