Atyantashunyata, aka: Atyantaśūnyatā, Atyanta-shunyata; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

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The Sanskrit term Atyantaśūnyatā can be transliterated into English as Atyantasunyata or Atyantashunyata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[Atyantashunyata in Buddhism glossaries]

Atyantaśūnyatā (अत्यन्तशून्यता) or simply atyanta refers to “endless emptiness” one of the “twenty emptinesses” (śūnyatā) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 41). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., atyanta-śūnyatā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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