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Key Term dharmadhātu
In Tibetan Script ཆོས་དབྱིངས་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration chos dbyings
Devanagari Sanskrit Script धर्मधातु
Romanized Sanskrit dharmadhātu
Tibetan Phonetic Rendering chöying
Chinese Script 法界
Richard Barron's English Term basic space of phenomena
Jeffrey Hopkin's English Term sphere of reality
Ives Waldo's English Term ultimate sphere
Term Type Noun
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning The fundamental expanse from which all phenomena emerge.
Has the Sense of The ultimate source of phenomenal appearances, or the basic nature which allows for phenomena to arise in all their multiplicity. It is often treated as a synonym for emptiness and the ultimate truth.
Related Terms śūnyatā;paramārthasatya
TshigmdzodChenmo 1) stong pa nyid/ ... 2) gzugs kyi phung po la sogs pa phung po lnga'i rang bzhin stong pa nyid gang yin pa/