Michael Knüppel


In the article the author deals with the meaning of the Buddhist-Uyghur term ürlüksüz nomlar in a passage of the so-called “Manichaean Poṭhī-book”. As many specific Buddhist terms ürlüksüz nomlar can be found in no other Manichaean-Uyghur texts and has to be translated in this context as “momentary elements of consciousness”.

Słowa kluczowe: Buddhist-Uyghur terms in Manichaean texts, “Manichaean Poṭhī-book”, “momentary elements of consciousness” (skr. anityatā dharma)

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