Anatta



the doctrine asserting the nonexistence of a personal and immortal soul. Sanskrit, anatman.
Historical Examples

In the struggle they all used knives, and anatta cut his fingers so badly that when they ceased bleeding he could not close them.
Hands Up; or Thirty-Five Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains D. J. Cook

I then put up my knife and watched anatta, Ballotti and Guiseppe cut the other two.
Hands Up; or Thirty-Five Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains D. J. Cook

Campagne also pleaded guilty, and anatta and Allessandri entered special pleas of voluntary manslaughter.
Hands Up; or Thirty-Five Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains D. J. Cook

As Silvestro did not succeed in cutting his throat very quickly, anatta went to his aid.
Hands Up; or Thirty-Five Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains D. J. Cook

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