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Definition of "shunyata" [shunyata]

  • Alternative spelling of sunyata. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shunyata" in a sentence
  • "His central doctrine is called shunyata, or emptiness."
  • "Sometimes this term is invoked to point to the experiences of emptiness (shunyata) or non-attachment to a sense of self (anatta) as the goal of spiritual practice."
  • ""Lack" he says, "is my interpretation of the dukkha (suffering) that occurs due to our discomfort with and resistance to our shunyata (emptiness).""