84000 Glossary of Terms

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འཇིག་རྟེན་རྒྱང་པན་པ། | Glossary of Terms

    འཇིག་རྟེན་རྒྱང་པན་པ།

    ’jig rten rgyang pan pa

    Lokāyata

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Also called the Cārvāka school, it was an ancient Indian school with a materialistic viewpoint accepting only the evidence of the senses and rejecting the existence of a creator deity or other lifetimes. Their teachings now survive only in quotations by opponents. (Provisional 84000 definition. New definition forthcoming.)