Pramanas

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Nicholas Weeks
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Pramanas

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Mon Sep 27, 2010 3:28 pm

Sources of valid knowing or knowledge vary between Indian schools of thought. Buddhism has just two; reason-based inference and direct perception of the senses. Although I think the latter can be expanded to include yogic direct perception.

Any other notion, dream, insight or vision that we have, needs confirmation by a wise guru to say whether there is any truth in them or not.
Basically, there is not even one buddha, only great wisdom. Bodhisattva Hsuan Hua

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