Related Overviews


'akuśu-kū' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Buddhism


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(Jap, wrong understanding of emptiness). In zen Buddhism.a mistaken notion of emptiness (śūnyatā) which regards it as nothingness. Correctly understood, however, śūnyatā is not the the mere negation of existence but the true nature of phenomena. According to the Heart Sūtra, ‘form is not other than emptiness, and emptiness is not other than form’.

Subjects: Buddhism.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.