Bhavashunyata, Bhāvaśūnyatā, Bhava-shunyata: 1 definition

Introduction:

Bhavashunyata means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Bhāvaśūnyatā can be transliterated into English as Bhavasunyata or Bhavashunyata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Bhāvaśūnyatā (भावशून्यता) or simply bhāva refers to “emptiness of existence” 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 (e.g., bhāva-śūnyatā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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