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The concept of time in Buddhism

Prasad, Hari Shankar


The present thesis is an attempt to expound the philosophical study of time in India. Its main purpose is to give a clear picture of the Buddhist notion of time as discussed in its different schools: the Pali tradition, Vaibhasikas (or the Sarvastivadins), Sautrantikas and the Madhyamikas. It also deals with the three major non-Buddhist systems: Nyaya-Vaisesika, Samkhya-Yoga and Jainism. The first chapter deals with the substantive reality of time in Nyaya-Vaisesika, which is a realistic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-26
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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