Glossary

Sapta-bhaṅgi-naya
Type of termDefinition
TermSapta-bhaṅgi-naya
Alternative TermsSevenfold Predication, Saptabhaṅginaya, Saptabhanginaya, seven assertions
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Long Description

The ‘sevenfold predication’, a series of seven statements describing the various angles from which reality can be viewed:

  • in some respects it is
  • in some respects it is not
  • in some respects it is and it is not
  • in some respects it is not able to be expressed
  • in some respects it is and it is not able to be expressed
  • in some respects it is not and is able to be expressed
  • in some respects, it is, it is not, it is not able to be expressed.
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