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བྱེ་བྲག་པ། (Wyl. bye brag pa) n. Pron.: jedrakpa

  • Skt. Vaiśeṣika. [Philosophical Tenets] [Non-Buddhist Schools]
  • Skt. वैशेषिकः, vaiśeṣika, Pron.: vaisheshika. From Sanskrit: fr. | p.990 | special, peculiar, specific, characteristic | distinguished, excellent, pre-eminent | relating or belonging to or based on or dealing with the Vaiśeshika doctrine | a follower of the Vaiśeshika doctrine | peculiarity, distinction | N. of the later of the two great divisions of the Nyāya school of philosophy (it was founded by Kaṇāda, and differs from the, 'Nyāya proper' founded by Gautama, in propounding only seven categories or topics instead of sixteen | and more especially in its doctrine of | or eternally distinct nature of the nine substances, air, fire, water, earth, mind, ether, time, space, and soul, of which the first five, including mind, are held to be atomic [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW

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