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Åtman/Anåtman in Buddhism and Its Implication for the Wisdom Tradition

@inproceedings{Reigle2015tmanAntmanIB,
  title={{\AA}tman/An{\aa}tman in Buddhism and Its Implication for the Wisdom Tradition},
  author={Nancy Reigle},
  year={2015}
}
Does Christianity believe in reincarnation? Of course it does not. Yet, students of the Wisdom Tradition may seek to find evidence that early Christians did accept reincarnation. Similarly in Buddhism. Does Buddhism believe in the atman, the permanent self? Certainly the Buddhist religion does not. Yet, there is evidence that the Buddha when teaching his basic doctrine of anatman, no-self, only denied the abiding reality of the personal or empirical atman, but not the universal or authentic… 
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