So the Buddha didn't want to confuse Ananda by telling him he didn't have a self. OK.cappuccino wrote:http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.htmlSpiny Norman wrote:What about "sabbe dhamma anatta"? That seems pretty clear.cappuccino wrote:One should think in terms of not self.
Rather than no self.
Ananda Sutta: To Ananda
(On Self, No Self, and Not-self)
But "sabbe dhamma anatta" is saying there is no self anywhere, not even "in" Nibbana. It's not like the aggregates aren't self, but something else is self - that would be more like Atman/Brahman in Hinduism.