Anatmapratyaveksha, aka: Anātmapratyavekṣā, Anatman-pratyaveksha; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Anātmapratyavekṣā can be transliterated into English as Anatmapratyaveksa or Anatmapratyaveksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[Anatmapratyaveksha in Sanskrit glossaries]

Anātmapratyavekṣā (अनात्मप्रत्यवेक्षा).—reflection that there is no spirit or soul (with Buddhists).

Anātmapratyavekṣā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anātman and pratyavekṣā (प्रत्यवेक्षा).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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