Lack of an impossible "soul"

(1) With respect to the five aggregate factors of an individual being, the total absence (voidness) of something findable inside the aggregates that is static, a partless monad, separable from the body and mind, and self-sufficiently knowable. (2) With respect to all validly knowable phenomena, the total absence (voidness) of an impossible mode of existence that establishes the existence of a phenomenon by the power of something findable inside that phenomenon. Often translated by others as "selflessness" or "identitylessness."

Tibetan: bdag-med

Sanskrit: anatman

J Hopkins: selflessness.

Other languages

Русский: отсутствие невозможной души
Tiếng Việt: vô ngã

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