Emptiness


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What does it mean when you dream about emptiness?

An empty container or vessel may indicate a feeling of having nothing to show for all the time and effort invested in something, such as a business venture or a personal relationship.

References in classic literature ?
The path, always travelled from daylight to dark, and which he had so recently seen glutted with humans, now in its emptiness affected him profoundly with the impression of the endingness of all things in a perishing world.
The emptiness of the space which he had expected to see occupied, was appalling, and he shrank down, sick and dizzy with the baffling apparitional past that thus vexed his consciousness.
I answered he knew that was at present out of my power, as I had informed him of the emptiness of my pocket.
Already one seemed conscious of a certain emptiness as though the genius of the place had gone.
Then the lama raised his head, and looked forth across them into space and emptiness.
In the first place, I cannot see you," I said, and I could hear his gleeful laugh from the midst of the emptiness.
heard the voice of Lloyd Inwood from out of the emptiness.
Parallel events will take place between December 1 and 16 in the framework of the Urban Emptiness Nicosia project in collaboration with the Cultural Studies and Contemporary Arts Lab of the European University Cyprus and will include workshops, exhibitions, presentations and other actions.
Within "Emptiness: A Practical Guide for Meditators", he draws upon his many years of experience and expertise to makes difficult Buddhist topics easy to understand, weaving together Theravada and Mahayana teachings on emptiness to show how we can liberate our minds and manifest compassion in our lives.
Ippolito Desideri, a Jesuit priest from Tuscany who was serving as a missionary in Tibet, was called home by Rome in 1721 and brought with him a refutation of the central Buddhist doctrines of rebirth and emptiness that he had composed in scholarly, classical Tibetan.
The emptiness, after you walk downstairs, fall's dead leaves
I woke up this morning and it wasn't there, so there's a great emptiness in my life.