restricted access No-Self in Sāṃkhya: A Comparative Look at Classical Sāṃkhya and Theravāda Buddhism
Abstract

Abstract:

Classical Sāṃkhya and Theravāda Buddhism share important features easily obscured when modern commentators reify the two systems as opposed to each other based on a facile "self/no-self" dichotomy. The present article argues that once this opposition is abandoned, one can clearly see that these two systems share very similar ontologies and methodologies for realizing ultimate release.


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