Vibhava Tanha; 3 Definition(s)


Vibhava Tanha 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Vibhava Tanha in Theravada glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

'craving for non-existence', or for self-annihilation; s. tanhā.

Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines

Vibhava-tanha, craving for non-becoming, is annihilation-belief which is a kind of wrong view.

Source: Dhamma Study: Cetasikas
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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General definition (in Buddhism)

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desire to get rid of something; annihilationism.

Source: Amaravati: Glossary

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