Mahayana glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Mahayana glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 323 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. Amaradeva
  97. Ambattha
  98. Ambavana
  99. Amisadana
  100. Amita
  101. Amitabha
  102. Amitalocana
  103. Amitatejas
  104. Amitaujas
  105. Amitodana
  106. Amoghadarshin
  107. Amrapali
  108. Amrita
  109. Amritadana
  110. Amritaphala
  111. Amritarasa
  112. Amritashmagarbha
  113. Amritodana
  114. Amsha
  115. Anabhibhutayasha
  116. Anabhisamskaraparinirvayin
  117. Anabhraka
  118. Anagamin
  119. Anagrashunyata
  120. Anajnatamajnasyami
  121. Analambana
  122. Analambha
  123. Ananda
  124. Anandacandra
  125. Anandamala
  126. Anantabuddhi
  127. Anantacchatra
  128. Anantagupta
  129. Anantakosha
  130. Anapana
  131. Anapanasmriti
  132. Anapatrapya
  133. Anapaviddhakarṇa
  134. Anasaravamarga
  135. Anashin
  136. Anasravashila
  137. Anathapindada
  138. Anatmaka
  139. Anatmasamjna
  140. Anavakarashunyata
  141. Anavaragrashunyata
  142. Anavatapta
  143. Anavataptanagaraja
  144. Anaviddhavarna
  145. Andhra
  146. Anga
  147. Anguli
  148. Angulimala
  149. Anguttarapa
  150. Anihatavarna
  151. Anikadatta
  152. Anikshiptadhura
  153. Animitta
  154. Aniruddha
  155. Anitya
  156. Anityasamjna
  157. Anivartikabala
  158. Anjalimaladharin
  159. Ankusha
  160. Annabhara
  161. Annapana
  162. Anotaptagatra
  163. Anta
  164. Antagina
  165. Antagrahadrishti
  166. Antarabhava
  167. Antaraparinirvayin
  168. Antra
  169. Antraguna
  170. Anugravarnakshemagupta
  171. Anuhimavat
  172. Anumodana
  173. Anupacchinnalambha
  174. Anupalambha
  175. Anupalambhashunyata
  176. Anupamacintin
  177. Anupashyana
  178. Anupavadya
  179. Anupraptasvakartha
  180. Anupurvasamapatti
  181. Anuradha
  182. Anurakshanadharman
  183. Anuraktarashtra
  184. Anuruddha
  185. Anurupagatra
  186. Anusmriti
  187. Anussati
  188. Anutpadajnana
  189. Anutpanna
  190. Anuttara
  191. Anvayajnana
  192. Ap
  193. Apahritabhara
  194. Apahritanivarana
  195. Apajjura
  196. Apalala
  197. Apamanaprabha
  198. Apana
  199. Apanna
  200. Aparagodana
  201. Aparamrishta
  202. Aparibhinna
  203. Aparigrihita
  204. Aparishrotavahana
  205. Aparitrishita
  206. Aprakrishta
  207. Apramana
  208. Apramanabha
  209. Apramanabuddhakshetra
  210. Apramanashubha
  211. Apranihita
  212. Aprashnaka
  213. Apratihatacitta
  214. Arada Kalama
  215. Arajottariya
  216. Araktapravada
  217. Aramavasa
  218. Aranasamadhi
  219. Aranemi
  220. Aranyavasa
  221. Arapacana
  222. Arati
  223. Arbuda
  224. Arcishmati
  225. Ardra
  226. Ardravallipratirupa
  227. Arhat
  228. Arhattvaphalapratipanna
  229. Arimardana
  230. Arinihantri
  231. Arishtanemi
  232. Ariya
  233. Arsak
  234. Arthapratisamvid
  235. Arupidharma
  236. Arupyabhava
  237. Arupyadhatu
  238. Arupyasamapatti
  239. Aryadeva
  240. Aryaksha
  241. Aryashtangamarga
  242. Aryavamshaketu
  243. Aryavihara
  244. Asabala
  245. Asama
  246. Asamasama
  247. Asambhrantavacana
  248. Asamkirna
  249. Asamskrita
  250. Asamskritadharma
  251. Asamskritashunyata
  252. Asangabahula
  253. Asangadharani
  254. Asangadharma
  255. Asangavaisharadya
  256. Asangavimoksha
  257. Ashlesha
  258. Ashmagarbha
  259. Ashoka
  260. Ashokasatva
  261. Ashokashri
  262. Ashru
  263. Ashtamaka
  264. Ashtapudgala
  265. Ashtapurusha
  266. Ashubhabhavana
  267. Ashubhasamjna
  268. Ashucisamjna
  269. Ashukarin
  270. Ashva
  271. Ashvajit
  272. Ashvaka
  273. Ashvamukha
  274. Ashvini
  275. Asipatravana
  276. Asipattravana
  277. Asita
  278. Asitabhanu
  279. Asivisa
  280. Askhalitapravaragra
  281. Asravakshaya
  282. Asravakshayajnana
  283. Assu
  284. Asthi
  285. Asthimajjan
  286. Asubhasanna
  287. Asura
  288. Asuradeva
  289. Asya
  290. Atapa
  291. Atata
  292. Atavaka
  293. Atipurusha
  294. Atman
  295. Atmavadha
  296. Atmaviparyasa
  297. Atthi
  298. Atthika
  299. Atthiminja
  300. Atuma
  301. Atyantashunyata
  302. Atyuccagamin
  303. Auddhatya
  304. Auddhatyakaukritya
  305. Aupanayika
  306. Avadana
  307. Avadyaparamabuddhi
  308. Avaivartika
  309. Avalokiteshvara
  310. Avarana
  311. Avatara
  312. Avici
  313. Avidya
  314. Avikshiptamsha
  315. Avipranashtarashtra
  316. Aviraktarashtra
  317. Avirasa
  318. Avishushkamula
  319. Avivartya
  320. Avriha
  321. Ayahshalmalivana
  322. Ayatana
  323. Ayuhpramana
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