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Title: The whole body, not heart, as 'seat of consciousness': the Buddha's view
Authors: Sugunasiri, Suwanda H.J.
Keywords: Buddhist philosphy
Buddhist psychology
Buddhist consciousness
location of consciousness
the heart in Buddhism
the Buddha's view on consciousness
the Buddha's view on the heart as 'seat of consciousness'
Issue Date: Jul-1995
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Citation: Philosophy East and West, vol. 45 (3), pp. 409-430
Abstract: This article examines the Buddha's view on the 'seat of consciousness' and points out that it is not the heart, but rather the whole body, which is the seat. It explores three sources: the Nikayas, the Abhidhamma and the works of two commentators.
Description: Copyright is held by the University of Hawai'i Press. Permission has been granted for the reproduction of this material.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/4320
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