Bahirdha, aka: Bahirdhā; 1 Definition(s)


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Bahirdhā (बहिर्धा) or bahirdhāśūnyatā refers to “external 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., bahirdhā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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