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|In Tibetan Script||དེ་བཞིན་ཉིད་|
|Wylie Tibetan Transliteration||de bzhin nyid|
|Devanagari Sanskrit Script||तथता|
|Tibetan Phonetic Rendering||day zhin nyi|
|Karl Brunnhölzl's English Term||suchness|
|Richard Barron's English Term||suchness itself|
|Jeffrey Hopkin's English Term||thusness; suchness|
|Gyurme Dorje's English Term||reality; absolute reality; suchness; actual truth; real nature|
|Basic Meaning||Suchness itself, absolute reality, or thusness, as in the ultimate state of being of phenomena.|
|Has the Sense of||A synonym for emptiness or the nature of things, dharmatā; it can also be used to describe the unity of dependent origination and emptiness. (Source: Erik Pema Kunsang, Lamp of Mahamudra, 1989.)|
|TshigmdzodChenmo||spros pa dang bral ba'i chos kyi dbyings so|
Since the perfect buddhakaya radiates, Since suchness is undifferentiable, And because of the disposition,All beings always possess the buddha heart. Ratnagotravibhāga, Verse I.28
|sutra/śastra quote source:||When the Clouds Part, Brunnhölzl, 356-357.|
Suchness itself, absolute reality, or thusness, as in the ultimate state of being of phenomena.
The notion that all phenomena arise in dependence on causes and conditions.
The state of being empty of an innate nature, due to a lack of independently existing characteristics.
Disposition, lineage, or class; an individual's gotra determines the type of enlightenment one is destined to attain.