dharmadhātu

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Glossarydharmadhātu

Sanskrit Noun

dharmadhātu

expanse of phenomena
धर्मधातु
ཆོས་དབྱིངས་
法界

Basic Meaning

The fundamental expanse from which all phenomena emerge.

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Term Variations
Key Term dharmadhātu
Topic Variation dharmadhātu
Tibetan ཆོས་དབྱིངས་  ( chöying)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration chos dbyings  ( chöying)
Devanagari Sanskrit धर्मधातु
Romanized Sanskrit dharmadhātu
Chinese 法界
Buddha-nature Site Standard English expanse of phenomena
Richard Barron's English Term basic space of phenomena
Jeffrey Hopkin's English Term sphere of reality
Gyurme Dorje's English Term expanse of reality
Ives Waldo's English Term ultimate sphere
Term Information
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning The fundamental expanse from which all phenomena emerge.
Related Terms śūnyatā
Term Type Noun
Definitions
Tshig mdzod Chen mo 1) stong pa nyid/ ... 2) gzugs kyi phung po la sogs pa phung po lnga'i rang bzhin stong pa nyid gang yin pa/


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