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shunyata   Term Image (śūnyatā) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings: sunyata
Short Description: Describes the state of voidness.
Long Description: A Sanskrit term used to describe the state of voidness as discussed in the Mādhyamika school of Nāgārjuna, which became central to Zen experience.
Source(s): The Laughing Buddha of Tofukuji: The Life of Zen Master Keido Fukushima , by Ishwar C. Harris
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms