Mahayana glossary, starting with ‘a’

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