Duhkhasatya, aka: Duḥkhasatya, Duhkha-satya; 1 Definition(s)


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Duḥkhasatya (दुःखसत्य) refers to the four “aspects in the truth of suffering” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 97):

  1. anityatā (relating to impermanence),
  2. duḥkhata (relating to suffering),
  3. śūnyata (relating to emptiness),
  4. anātmata (relating to no-self).

The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., duḥkha-satya). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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