Sunyata

Sunyata
/shoohn"yeuh tah'/, n. Buddhism.
that which exists absolutely and without predication.
Also, Sunya /shoohn"yeuh/.
[ < Skt sunyata, n. deriv. of sunya empty]

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▪ Buddhist concept
      in Buddhist philosophy, the voidness that constitutes ultimate reality; sunyata is seen not as a negation of existence but rather as the undifferentiation out of which all apparent entities, distinctions, and dualities arise. Although the concept is encountered occasionally in early Pāli texts, its full implications were developed by the 2nd-century Indian philosopher Nāgārjuna (Nagarjuna). The school of philosophy founded by him, the Mādhyamika (Middle Way), is sometimes called the Śūnyavāda, or Doctrine That All Is Void.

      The term sunyata may also be used as a recognition of anattā, or the absence of any self apart from the five skandhas (mental and physical elements of existence).

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