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shunya  Term Image (शून्य ; śūnya ) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings: sunya
Short Description: “Void”, “emptiness,” in Sanskrit
Long Description: “Void”, “emptiness,” in Sanskrit; in Mahāyāna Buddhism, the true nature of all phenomena, devoid of all independent self or substance.
Source(s): Light on the Ancient Worlds: New Translation with Selected Letters
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms