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Key Term niḥsvabhāvatā
In Tibetan Script ངོ་བོ་ཉིད་མེད་པ་ཉིད་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration ngo bo nyid med pa nyid
Devanagari Sanskrit Script निःस्वभावता
Romanized Sanskrit niḥsvabhāvatā
English Standard absence of own being
Ives Waldo's English Term essencelessness
Term Type Noun
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning The state of lacking a truly independent existence.
Has the Sense of Since phenomena are dependent on causes and conditions, their mode of being is generally characterized as an absence of self-nature or personally distinct essence.
Tshig mdzod Chen mo yongs grub kyi ming ste/ bdag gi ngo bo nyid du ma grub pa/