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Partless particle (Skt. paramāṇu; Tib. རྡུལ་ཕྲན་ཆ་མེད་, dultren chamé, Wyl. rdul phran cha med) — the indivisible particle of matter asserted by the Vaibhashika and Sautrantika schools. See also indivisible moment of consciousness.
- When six other particles are joined to it,
- The subtle particle will have six parts.
- If the six all simply converge together,
- Then even compounds will be infinitesimal.
- Andy Karr, Contemplating Reality (Boston: Shambala Publications, 2007)
- The Light of Wisdom Volume 1. Root text by Padmasambhava and commentary by Jamgön Kongtrül the Great. Published by Shambhala Publications ISBN 0-87773-566-2. See pages 138-139 and also Note 275, page 274, for an explanation of the above quotation.