Early Buddhist Theory of Knowledge
, by K.N. Jayatilleke
David Kalupahana, a student of Jayatilleke, expanded on a theme of empirical knowledge found in the Sabbasutta (SN. 35.23
), with comparison to Nikāya and Āgama versions, not cited in Jayatilleke's work:A Tract on Empiricism
, by D.J. Kalupahana: Philosophy East and West, Vol. 19, No. 1 (Jan., 1969) pp.. 65-67
Anuvicca papañca nāmarūpaṃ
ajjhattaṃ bahiddhā ca rogamūlaṃ,
anuvidito tādi pavuccate tathattā
“Having known the naming of objects,
With its proliferation, its root in illness – within and without;
One is released from bondage to the root of all illness.
And thus is called the Knowing One – the Such.
– Sn. 3.6 (Sabhiyasuttaṃ)Secure your own mask before assisting others
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