Definition of Madhyamika
1 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
2 : an adherent of Madhyamika
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Origin and Etymology of madhyamika
Sanskrit mādhyamika, from madhyama middle, superlative of madhya middle
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