niḥsvabhāva

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Glossaryniḥsvabhāva

Sanskrit Adjective

niḥsvabhāva

lacking intrinsic nature
निःस्वभाव
ངོ་བོ་ཉིད་མེད་པ་

Basic Meaning

Lacking inherent existence.

Has the Sense of

The selflessness of phenomena.

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Term Variations
Key Term niḥsvabhāva
Topic Variation niḥsvabhāva
Tibetan ངོ་བོ་ཉིད་མེད་པ་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration ngo bo nyid med pa
Devanagari Sanskrit निःस्वभाव
Romanized Sanskrit niḥsvabhāva
Buddha-nature Site Standard English lacking intrinsic nature
Karl Brunnhölzl's English Term lack of nature
Richard Barron's English Term absence of independent nature
Jeffrey Hopkin's English Term non-nature
Ives Waldo's English Term entitynessless
Term Information
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning Lacking inherent existence.
Has the Sense of The selflessness of phenomena.
Term Type Adjective
Definitions
Synonyms rang bzhin med pa