body in discussions of the soul

Valerie J Roebuck vjroebuck at MACUNLIMITED.NET
Sat Apr 9 06:47:55 UTC 2005

What about ruupa, in the pairing naama-ruupa?

Valerie J Roebuck
Manchester, UK

PS I don't think my email is reaching Allen's private address, either.

At 3:30 pm -0400 8/4/05, Allen W Thrasher wrote:
>I'm not aware of any, but I would expect that the frequent writing
>of darZana in verse would create a strong tendency to use all the
>words as complete synonymns, metris causa.


>  >>> silk at HUMNET.UCLA.EDU 04/08/05 1:17 pm >>>
>Dear Colleagues,
>I am wondering if anyone knows of a study of the vocabulary for
>'body' employed in discussions of the existence of the soul, and the
>body-soul (or mind-body) problem, or can offer any insight.
>My extremely superficial impression is that zariira is a common word
>in such contexts, but do other terms (kaaya, deha, ???) also appear?
>(I likewise presume that the most common words for the other member
>of the pair include aatman, jiiva, prakrti, though I am less
>interested in this side of the question.)

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