Anekant: Reflections And Clarifications ► [02] The Doctrine of Anekānta In Its Right Perspective ► Transcendental And Empirical Truths

Posted: 23.12.2009

The theory of permanence and transitoriness being of unversal application, no distinction between transcendental and empirical existence can be admitted. If this distinction is to be made at all, we may put it according to the Jain view as—substance is transcendental, whereas mode is empirical. These two are not absolutely different; therefore, existence of substance can be accepted as permanent as well as transitory without any difficulty.

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