Mahayana glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Mahayana glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 332 definitions, select a phrase below for the definitions and references.

  1. Abhasvara
  2. Abhavashunyata
  3. Abhavasvabhava
  4. Abhavasvabhavashunyata
  5. Abhaya
  6. Abhayadeva
  7. Abhibhvayatana
  8. Abhidhamma
  9. Abhidhya
  10. Abhijit
  11. Abhijna
  12. Abhimanabahula
  13. Abhimukhi
  14. Abhinna
  15. Abhinnarashtra
  16. Abhiratisamjna
  17. Abhirupa
  18. Abhisheka
  19. Abhishikta
  20. Abhiya
  21. Abhra
  22. Abmandala
  23. Abupavadya
  24. Acala
  25. Acalitasumanas
  26. Acchata
  27. Acchidra
  28. Acintya
  29. Aciravati
  30. Acittadharma
  31. Adattadana
  32. Adbhutadharma
  33. Adhas
  34. Adhastat
  35. Adhikarmika
  36. Adhimatrakshanti
  37. Adhipatiprataya
  38. Adhipatipratyaya
  39. Adhitthana
  40. Adho
  41. Adhyashaya
  42. Adhyatmabahirdhashunyata
  43. Adhyatmakaya
  44. Adhyatmashunyata
  45. Adhyatmika
  46. Adhyatmikaduhkha
  47. Adhyatmikasanga
  48. Adhyeshana
  49. Adinagamin
  50. Adiptavana
  51. Adityadatta
  52. Aduma
  53. Agamin
  54. Agarhita
  55. Agha
  56. Agnicala
  57. Agnidatta
  58. Agniskandha
  59. Agra
  60. Agramati
  61. Agrapurusha
  62. Ahibhanuraga
  63. Ahicchatra
  64. Ahrikya
  65. Ajaneya
  66. Ajatasatru
  67. Ajitabala
  68. Ajitacakra
  69. Ajitapushyala
  70. Ajitasenarajan
  71. Ajna
  72. Ajnatakaundinya
  73. Ajnatavi
  74. Akalika
  75. Akalmasha
  76. Akanishtha
  77. Akasha
  78. Akashanantyayatana
  79. Akashapushpa
  80. Akashashakuni
  81. Akhanda
  82. Akimcanyayatana
  83. Akkosaka
  84. Aklinnagatra
  85. Akopyadharma
  86. Akroshaka
  87. Akshana
  88. Akshatabuddhi
  89. Akshobhya
  90. Akushalamula
  91. Akusida
  92. Alamabanapratyaya
  93. Alambana
  94. Alambanapratyaya
  95. Alamkrita
  96. Alankrita
  97. Alara Kalama
  98. Alatacakra
  99. Alavi
  100. Alpeccha
  101. Amaradeva
  102. Ambattha
  103. Ambavana
  104. Ambucandra
  105. Ambucandraka
  106. Amisadana
  107. Amita
  108. Amitabha
  109. Amitalocana
  110. Amitatejas
  111. Amitaujas
  112. Amitodana
  113. Amoghadarshin
  114. Amrapali
  115. Amrita
  116. Amritadana
  117. Amritaphala
  118. Amritarasa
  119. Amritashmagarbha
  120. Amritodana
  121. Amsha
  122. Anabhibhutayasha
  123. Anabhisamskaraparinirvayin
  124. Anabhraka
  125. Anagamin
  126. Anagrashunyata
  127. Anajnatamajnasyami
  128. Analambana
  129. Analambha
  130. Ananda
  131. Anandacandra
  132. Anandamala
  133. Anantabuddhi
  134. Anantacchatra
  135. Anantagupta
  136. Anantakosha
  137. Anapana
  138. Anapanasmriti
  139. Anapatrapya
  140. Anapaviddhakarṇa
  141. Anasaravamarga
  142. Anashin
  143. Anasravashila
  144. Anathapindada
  145. Anatmaka
  146. Anatmasamjna
  147. Anavakarashunyata
  148. Anavaragrashunyata
  149. Anavatapta
  150. Anavataptanagaraja
  151. Anaviddhavarna
  152. Andhra
  153. Anga
  154. Anguli
  155. Angulimala
  156. Anguttarapa
  157. Anihatavarna
  158. Anikadatta
  159. Anikshiptadhura
  160. Animitta
  161. Aniruddha
  162. Anitya
  163. Anityasamjna
  164. Anivartikabala
  165. Anjalimaladharin
  166. Ankusha
  167. Annabhara
  168. Annapana
  169. Anotaptagatra
  170. Anta
  171. Antagina
  172. Antagrahadrishti
  173. Antarabhava
  174. Antaraparinirvayin
  175. Antra
  176. Antraguna
  177. Anugravarnakshemagupta
  178. Anuhimavat
  179. Anukampa
  180. Anumodana
  181. Anupacchinnalambha
  182. Anupalambha
  183. Anupalambhashunyata
  184. Anupamacintin
  185. Anupashyana
  186. Anupavadya
  187. Anupraptasvakartha
  188. Anupurvasamapatti
  189. Anuradha
  190. Anurakshanadharman
  191. Anuraktarashtra
  192. Anuruddha
  193. Anurupagatra
  194. Anusmriti
  195. Anussati
  196. Anutpadajnana
  197. Anutpanna
  198. Anuttara
  199. Anvayajnana
  200. Ap
  201. Apahritabhara
  202. Apahritanivarana
  203. Apajjura
  204. Apalala
  205. Apamanaprabha
  206. Apana
  207. Apanna
  208. Aparagodana
  209. Aparamrishta
  210. Aparibhinna
  211. Aparigrihita
  212. Aparishrotavahana
  213. Aparitrishita
  214. Aprakrishta
  215. Apramana
  216. Apramanabha
  217. Apramanabuddhakshetra
  218. Apramanashubha
  219. Apranihita
  220. Aprashnaka
  221. Apratihatacitta
  222. Arada Kalama
  223. Arajottariya
  224. Araktapravada
  225. Aramavasa
  226. Aranasamadhi
  227. Aranemi
  228. Aranyavasa
  229. Arapacana
  230. Arati
  231. Arbuda
  232. Arcishmati
  233. Ardra
  234. Ardravallipratirupa
  235. Arhat
  236. Arhattvaphalapratipanna
  237. Arimardana
  238. Arinihantri
  239. Arishtanemi
  240. Ariya
  241. Arsak
  242. Arthapratisamvid
  243. Arupidharma
  244. Arupyabhava
  245. Arupyadhatu
  246. Arupyasamapatti
  247. Aryadeva
  248. Aryaksha
  249. Aryashtangamarga
  250. Aryavamshaketu
  251. Aryavihara
  252. Asabala
  253. Asama
  254. Asamasama
  255. Asambhrantavacana
  256. Asamkirna
  257. Asamskrita
  258. Asamskritadharma
  259. Asamskritashunyata
  260. Asangabahula
  261. Asangadharani
  262. Asangadharma
  263. Asangavaisharadya
  264. Asangavimoksha
  265. Ashlesha
  266. Ashmagarbha
  267. Ashoka
  268. Ashokasatva
  269. Ashokashri
  270. Ashru
  271. Ashtamaka
  272. Ashtapudgala
  273. Ashtapurusha
  274. Ashubhabhavana
  275. Ashubhasamjna
  276. Ashucisamjna
  277. Ashukarin
  278. Ashva
  279. Ashvajit
  280. Ashvaka
  281. Ashvamukha
  282. Ashvini
  283. Asipatravana
  284. Asipattravana
  285. Asita
  286. Asitabhanu
  287. Asivisa
  288. Askhalitapravaragra
  289. Asravakshaya
  290. Asravakshayajnana
  291. Assu
  292. Asthi
  293. Asthimajjan
  294. Asubhasanna
  295. Asura
  296. Asuradeva
  297. Asya
  298. Atapa
  299. Atata
  300. Atavaka
  301. Atipurusha
  302. Atman
  303. Atmavadha
  304. Atmaviparyasa
  305. Atthi
  306. Atthika
  307. Atthiminja
  308. Atuma
  309. Atyantashunyata
  310. Atyuccagamin
  311. Auddhatya
  312. Auddhatyakaukritya
  313. Aupanayika
  314. Avadana
  315. Avadyaparamabuddhi
  316. Avaivartika
  317. Avalokiteshvara
  318. Avarana
  319. Avatara
  320. Avataraka
  321. Avici
  322. Avidya
  323. Avikshiptamsha
  324. Avipranashtarashtra
  325. Aviraktarashtra
  326. Avirasa
  327. Avishushkamula
  328. Avivartya
  329. Avriha
  330. Ayahshalmalivana
  331. Ayatana
  332. Ayuhpramana
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