『菩薩地』「真実義品」におけるvastumātraの意味――有と無との対論――  [in Japanese] The Meaning of <i>vastumātra</i> in the <i>Tattvārtha</i> Chapter of the <i>Bodhisattvabhūmi</i>: An Argument between Existence and Non-existence  [in Japanese]

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<p>The <i>Tattvārtha</i> chapter of the <i>Bodhisattvabhūmi</i> uses the term <i>prajñaptimātra</i> to deny <i>samāropa</i>, and the term <i>vastumātra</i> to deny <i>apavāda</i>. Through a comparison of both terms, I point out that the meaning of <i>mātra</i> in the compound <i>vastu-mātra</i> is a denial of non-existence as the basis of designation, and an acceptance of its existence. When <i>samāropa</i> and <i>apavāda</i> are denied by <i>prajñaptimātra</i> and <i>vastumātra</i>, it is proved that all phenomena have an inexpressible intrinsic nature.Originally <i>vastu</i> was seen to have two meanings, "the basis of designation" and "existence of ultimate reality." Only when used as a restriction of the "inexpressible" (<i>nirabhilāpya</i>) is <i>vastu</i> seen to take the meaning of "existence of ultimate reality," yet I point out that originally the word <i>vastu</i> does not have the meaning of "existence of ultimate reality."</p>

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  • Journal of Indian and Buddhist Studies (Indogaku Bukkyogaku Kenkyu)

    Journal of Indian and Buddhist Studies (Indogaku Bukkyogaku Kenkyu) 66(2), 821-818, 2018

    Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130007555500
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN00018579
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • ISSN
    0019-4344
  • NDL Article ID
    028895173
  • NDL Call No.
    Z9-55
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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