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Key Term niḥsvabhāva
Hover Popup Choices lack of nature
In Tibetan Script ངོ་བོ་ཉིད་མེད་པ་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration ngo bo nyid med pa
Devanagari Sanskrit Script निःस्वभाव
Romanized Sanskrit niḥsvabhāva
English Standard 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 Type Adjective
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning Lacking inherent existence.
Has the Sense of The selflessness of phenomena.
Synonyms rang bzhin med pa

Lacking inherent existence.

Essence or the most basic, fundamental nature or natural state of being, it is often used as a synonym for rang bzhin.

The nature or essence of a thing, which originates only from itself and is not dependent on any external entities, causes or conditions.

The nonexistence of the self as a permanent, unchanging entity.