sábado, noviembre 13, 2004

What is Sunyata

"To Kadampa Buddhists all things are totally empty of any defining essence. Consequently all things have no fixed identity ('inherent existence') and are are in a state of impermanence - change and flux - constantly becoming and decaying. Not only are all things constantly changing, but if we analyse any phenomenon in enough detail we come to the conclusion that it is ultimately undefinable, and exists purely by definitions in terms of other things - and one of those other things is always the mind which generates those definitions"