plural -s
or Madhyamaka : one of the two major philosophical systems of Mahayana Buddhism holding against both realism and nihilism that ultimate reality has no definable characteristic and is beyond both knowing and being compare yogacara
: an adherent of Madhyamika

Word History


Sanskrit mādhyamika, from madhyama middle, superlative of madhya middle

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“Madhyamika.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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