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sunya

samedi 6 juillet 2019

Śūnya, vide?, vazio, void, vacuité, emptyness, empty, śūnyatā, shunyata, shûnya, shunya

Śūnya, no el Espacio elemental (ākāśa), que es el sine qua non de la existencia?, sino el Vacío Absoluto?, que es un "aspecto" de la no-existencia. (AKC Coomaraswamy
AKC
ANANDA KENTISH COOMARASWAMY (1877-1947)
)


The term “emptiness” (mu) recurs often throughout The Sound of the One Hand. In ordinary usage, emptiness means the lack of a substance, such as a glass that is empty of water. But in Zen, this key term signifies the absence ausência
Abwesenheit
Abwesung
absence
ausência
apousia
ἀποὐσία
of any independent, separate, and fixed existence. When Jōshū answers “Mu” to the question “Does a dog have Buddha Bouddha
Buddha
Buda
boudhisme
buddhism
budismo
-nature? ?” he subverts the distinction between the questioner and the dog that is the implicit basis for the question, and says that Buddha-nature (or the “greater I”) of the dog has no existence independent of that of the individual asking the question. As the book of Ecclesiastes (3:19) says, “All have the same lifebreath.” (The sounds of the one hand)