Questions tagged [unconditioned]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
4answers
153 views

Why is Nibbanna unconditioned if it's dependent on mind & brain [closed]

Often it is said that nibbana is unconditioned, but nibbana is definitely dependent on other conditions. Also, according to modern psychology nothing can be 'eliminated' (greed, hatred and delusion in ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

Has any Buddhist philosopher claimed space is ideal because it is a whole?

Has any Buddhist philosopher claimed space is ideal because it is a whole, and wholes can't be real? With emphasis on space, not what takes it up, except perhaps to say they're "in" space likes parts ...
2
votes
6answers
412 views

Where is Nibbana/Nirvana being Unconditioned stated in the Canon?

It is often stated particularly by Theravada Buddhism that Nibbana/Nirvana is unconditioned. In fact extensive metaphysical speculations have even been written about by esteemed monks. http://www....
0
votes
6answers
245 views

Is space impermanent?

I know that space is often said to be unconditioned, and it seems right to say that it is empty of svabhava. But, is it impermanent?
8
votes
8answers
1k views

How is Nibbana unconditioned?

It is often said that Nibbana is unconditioned. But isn't Nibbana to be attained through practice of the Noble Eightfold Path (abandoning desire, meditation, realizing paticcasamuppada etc)? Aren't ...
6
votes
3answers
459 views

Two unconditioned dhammas?

In A history of Indian Buddhism: From Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana, Professor Hirakawa states: Both nirvana and space were considered to be unconditioned dharmas. This fundamental classification of ...