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anata

/ˈænətə/
noun
1.
(in Theravada Buddhism) the belief that since all things are constantly changing, there can be no such thing as a permanent, unchanging self: one of the three basic characteristics of existence Sanskrit word anatman Compare anicca, dukkha
Word Origin
Pali, literally: no self
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