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VOLUME IV ABHIDHARMA AND MADHYAMAKA
46 The proposal of svabhiiva within the considered Candrakirti
WILLIAM L. AMES
17 Buddhapiilita 's exposition of the Miidhyamika
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*8 The Patthiina and the improvement of the Theraviidin
49 Nibbiina and Abhidhamma
50 at the hazard of a nonexistent item of perceptual
consciousness: Sarviistiviidin and Diir~tiintika theories
51 Bhiivaviveka and the early Miidhyamika theories of
MALCOLM D. ECKEL
52 The 5 khandhas: their therapy within the Nikiiyas and early
53 Bhavanga and rebirth based on the Abhidhamma
54 Proto-Miidhyamika within the Pali canon
LUIS zero. GOMEZ
55 The makes use of of the 4 positions of the catw;koti and the
problem of the outline of truth in Mahayana Buddhism 213
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56 The Madhyamaka critique of epistemology - I
57 The Madhyamaka critique of epistemology- II
58 at the Abhidharma ontology
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5ff; NAS four p. 349. a. 21ff, four p. 350. b. eight; AKB 1. 33 a-b p. 22. 20-23; AKV p. sixty four. 29ff. NAS four p. 350. b. l7ff; MVB forty two p. 219. b. l Off. NAS four p. 349. a. l6ff. AKB 1. forty eight a p. 36. 21ff; NAS eight p. 377. a. lff; AKB 2. 2 a-b p. 39. 7ff; NAS nine p. three seventy eight. a. l2ff; MVB nine p. forty four. b. 3ff. AKB 1. 23 a p. l5. 25ff; AKV p. 50. 26ff; NAS three p. 345. c. l2; MVB nine p. forty four. b. llff. you will need to word that this skill to understand all elements is specific. psychological perceptual realization won't understand itself, concept concomitants which are linked to it, and people components which are its co-present factors (sahabhiihetu). those elements could purely be apprehended by way of a next second of psychological perceptual awareness. See MVB thirteen p. sixty five. b. 3ff, seventy one p. 370. c. 9ff; NAS 7 p. 370. b. 22. For those regulations on wisdom see the dialogue of the method during which one is familiar with all components as non-self: MVB nine p. forty two. c. 9ff; AKB 7. 18 c-d p. 404. 22ff; AKV p. 630. 31 ff; NAS seventy four p. 742. a. 27ff. TS 15 #191 p. 364. a. 4ff. 116 SARVASTIYADIN AND DARsTANTIKA THEORIES forty NAS four p. 350. c. 20ff, four p. 35l. a. 23-29; MVB 21 p. l 09. b. 25. Sanghabhadra (NAS fifty eight p. 666. a. 7ff) identifies entities that exist conventionally (saf! 1vrtisat) as composite entities (ho-ho). There are such different types of composites: I) these like a jar that may be damaged into finer items by means of one other item with the end result that the conventionally present jar is destroyed, and a couple of) these like water that hold their unique traditional nature even if divided into smaller quantities; this type of conventionally latest entity can, however, be analyzed via perception (prajiiii), which resolves it into its constituent components. while those kinds of composite entities are hence damaged or analyzed, the cognition in their composite nature now not arises. despite the fact that, those composite entities are nonetheless stated to exist conventionally simply because they've got provisional life as distinctive through worldly or traditional names. See AKB 6. four a--d p. 333. 23ff; AKV p. 524. 8ff; P'u-kuang 22 p. 337. b. l3; Fa-pao 22 p. 728. a. four. Louis de Ia Vallee Poussin, "Documents d'abhidharma: les deux, les quatre, les trois verites," Melanges chino is et bouddhiques, Vol. five, ( 1936-1937), pp. l69ff. forty-one MVB thirteen p. 6l. c. l 0-11. The Mahiivibhii! fii (MVB thirteen p. 6l. c. l6ff) responds that this place isn't moderate. If, for instance, in relation to visible belief, the collocation had the facility of sight, it may see normally, considering there isn't any time whilst those 3 aren't assembled. the precise referent of this collocation as utilized in the Diir$tiintika view is doubtful (perhaps, the experience organ, perceptual recognition, and the object-field, or all needful conditions), however the function of the Diir~tiintika place is to refuse to designate an remoted issue as having fashionable causal power in conception. See ADV p. 31. 6ff. forty two NAS 7 p. 367. b. 24ff. The Abhidharmakosabhiisya attributes this idea to the Sautriintikas (AKB 1. forty two c--d p. 31. 12ff; AKV p. eighty two. 27ff). See additionally ADV #44 p. 33. 7ff. forty three See NAS 25 p. 484. b. l9ff the place the Diir~tiintika grasp, Sriliita rejects the Sarviistivadin thesis that perceptual awareness is outlined in response to its distinctive functionality of being acutely aware ( vijiiniiti).