Is the Buddhist "Sunya" (Void) the same as Hindu "Nirguna" and the Taoist "Tao" ? If yes, it will be consistent with Hindu and Taoist observations. If not, how does it relate to Nirguna and Saguna ?
So my suggestion is that you could use the examples that you mentioned, but I would be very careful about conflating them. I think you need to respect their differences.
Mind is unobtainable.
What is there to seek?
2 If the Buddha-Nature is seen,
there will be no seeing of a nature in any thing.
3 Neither cultivation nor seated meditation —
this is the pure Chan of Tathagata.
4 With sudden enlightenment to Tathagata Chan,
the six paramitas and myriad means
are complete within that essence.
1 Huangbo, T2012Ap381c1 2 Nirvana Sutra, T374p521b3; tr. Yamamoto 3 Mazu, X1321p3b23; tr. J. Jia 4 Yongjia, T2014p395c14; tr. from "The Sword of Wisdom"
Perhaps 'sunya' emptyness is a good way to describe it.
1. Obsolete Vedic ritualism.
2. Philosophical traditions like Advaita Vedanta.
3. Shamanistic traditions of worship of various different "Hindu" gods and goddess.
OUt of these (1) has nothing to do with Buddhism or Shramanism, (2) was heavily influenced by Buddhism, (3) again has nothing to do with Buddhism just like how Shintoism has nothing to do with Buddhism, and (4) was again heavily influenced by Buddhist Vajrayana.
So before comparing Hinduism and Buddhism, you should clearly mark the historical context along with clearly defining what you mean by "Hinduism".
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