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  • noun Plural form of tetralemma.


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  • To see the MMK as developing the tetralemmas of the fourteen inexpressibles (avyâkrta) of the Vacchagotta Samyuttam and parallel texts in the Pâli Tripitaka, is not incompatible with seeing him as a Mahâyânist, if Mahâyâna is seen as a critical reaction to the svabhâva thinking that had infiltrated Abhidharma scholasticism.

    Joseph S. O'Leary homepage 2009


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