THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

MAJOR CATEGORIES OF BUDDHIST CULTURE IN CONTEXT COMPARATIVE

2014. №2, pp. 286-293

Ulanov Mergen S. - D.Sc. (Philosophy), Associate Professor, Kalmyk State University, 11 Pushkin st., Elista, 358000, Russian Federation, ulanov1974@mail.ru

The article investigates some of the major categories of Buddhist culture in the context of comparative studies . Given the fact that all the major categories to consider categories of Buddhist culture in a single article is impossible , the author stopped his attention to such concepts as В«samsaraВ», В«nirvanaВ» and В«anatmanВ». Investigation of the fundamental categories of Buddhist culture showed that the specificity of approaches to understanding the phenomena of life and personality Buddhist philosophy closest Western phenomenological tradition.

Key words: Buddhism, Buddhist culture, comparative linguistics, categories, samsara, nirvana, anatman, anatmavada, existence, identity, Western philosophy, phenomenology, буддизм, буддийская культура, компаративистика, категории, сансара, нирвана, анатман, анатмавада, бытие, личность, западная философия, феноменология

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