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The most notable character of the group is the transformation of the forelimb into
a swimming member, accompanied by a body morphology particularly adapted
to movement in a liquid medium. The thoracic (rib) cage is well developed, and ...
The phe- The phenomenal body (nirmdna-kdya) is a manifestation nomenal of
the Buddha among creatures to teach them the path to body liberation — a body
that for some schools is nothing but an illusory appearance of eternal reality.
Given the essential unlikeness of mind and matter in the compound substance
man, how can the body cause the mind to have sensible ideas? How can the
mind cause the body to move? And how can the mind know the material world by
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