extremely focused on the metaphysical aspect of things and conceptual basis of thinking.
In order to achieve enlightenment a person needs to combine thinking and action
Knowledge and action always need to be combined together
Enlightenment can be achieved when an individual actively seeks knowledge.
He believed that you must investigate idea/events, mediate upon them and then investigate them
Only when one has come completely knowledgeable will they be enlightened.
On the other hand Chi-Tsang rules out metaphysical assertions and conceptual basis of thinking as a
way of enlightenment.
He believes they are erroneous and out to be rejected
he argues that in order to achieve enlightenment you must go beyond the “right” and the “wrong”,
“true” and “false” and see the empty nature of things
When philosophers use conceptual thinking they are belonging to the realm of being and therefore
also the realm of nothing.
The realm of being and nothing are unintelligible
Reality must be something beyond being and nothingness
true wisdom is the abandonment of these views
enlightened men should discard conceptualization so as to avoid being taken by this trick
emptiness is medicine to cure the philosophical disease
believed in sudden enlightenment as opposed to Chi-Tsang who believed in gradual enlightenment
he too believed that one can only achieve enlightenment through the abondment of