Mahayana glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Mahayana glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 222 definitions, select a phrase below for the definitions and references.

  1. Abhaya
  2. Abhayadeva
  3. Abhidhamma
  4. Abhidhya
  5. Abhijit
  6. Abhijna
  7. Abhimanabahula
  8. Abhinnarashtra
  9. Abhirupa
  10. Abhiya
  11. Abupavadya
  12. Acalitasumanas
  13. Acchata
  14. Achalitasumanas
  15. Achittadharma
  16. Acittadharma
  17. Adattadana
  18. Adbhutadharma
  19. Adhas
  20. Adhastat
  21. Adhimatrakshanti
  22. Adhipatiprataya
  23. Adho
  24. Adhyashaya
  25. Adhyatmikasanga
  26. Adhyeshana
  27. Adinagamin
  28. Adiptavana
  29. Adityadatta
  30. Agha
  31. Agnicala
  32. Agnichala
  33. Agnidatta
  34. Agra
  35. Agramati
  36. Agrapurusha
  37. Ahibhanuraga
  38. Ahicchatra
  39. Ahichchhatra
  40. Ahrikya
  41. Ajaneya
  42. Ajatasatru
  43. Ajitabala
  44. Ajitacakra
  45. Ajitachakra
  46. Ajitapushyala
  47. Ajitasenarajan
  48. Akasha
  49. Aklinnagatra
  50. Akshana
  51. Akshatabuddhi
  52. Akshobhya
  53. Akushalamula
  54. Akusida
  55. Alamabanapratyaya
  56. Alamkrita
  57. Alankrita
  58. Amaradeva
  59. Ambattha
  60. Ambavana
  61. Amita
  62. Amitabha
  63. Amitalocana
  64. Amitalochana
  65. Amitatejas
  66. Amitaujas
  67. Amitodana
  68. Amoghadarshin
  69. Amrapali
  70. Amrita
  71. Amritadana
  72. Amritaphala
  73. Amritarasa
  74. Amritashmagarbha
  75. Amritodana
  76. Amsha
  77. Anabhibhutayasha
  78. Analambha
  79. Ananda
  80. Anandacandra
  81. Anandachandra
  82. Anandamala
  83. Anantabuddhi
  84. Anantacchatra
  85. Anantachchhatra
  86. Anantagupta
  87. Anantakosha
  88. Anapana
  89. Anapatrapya
  90. Anapaviddhakarṇa
  91. Anasaravamarga
  92. Anashin
  93. Anatmaka
  94. Anavatapta
  95. Anavataptanagaraja
  96. Anaviddhavarna
  97. Andhra
  98. Anga
  99. Anguli
  100. Angulimala
  101. Anihatavarna
  102. Anikshiptadhura
  103. Animitta
  104. Aniruddha
  105. Anitya
  106. Anivartikabala
  107. Anjalimaladharin
  108. Ankusha
  109. Annabhara
  110. Anotaptagatra
  111. Antagrahadrishti
  112. Antarabhava
  113. Anugravarnakshemagupta
  114. Anuhimavat
  115. Anupacchinnalambha
  116. Anupachchhinnalambha
  117. Anupamachintin
  118. Anupamacintin
  119. Anupashyana
  120. Anupavadya
  121. Anupraptasvakartha
  122. Anuradha
  123. Anuraktarashtra
  124. Anuruddha
  125. Anurupagatra
  126. Anusmriti
  127. Anutpadajnana
  128. Anutpanna
  129. Anuttara
  130. Apahritabhara
  131. Apahritanivarana
  132. Apajjura
  133. Apalala
  134. Apamanaprabha
  135. Aparagodana
  136. Aparibhinna
  137. Aparigrihita
  138. Aparishrotavahana
  139. Aparitrishita
  140. Aprakrishta
  141. Apramanabuddhakshetra
  142. Apranihita
  143. Aprashnaka
  144. Apratihatachitta
  145. Apratihatacitta
  146. Arajottariya
  147. Araktapravada
  148. Aramavasa
  149. Aranasamadhi
  150. Arati
  151. Arbuda
  152. Ardra
  153. Ardravallipratirupa
  154. Arhat
  155. Arimardana
  156. Arinihantri
  157. Arishtanemi
  158. Arsak
  159. Arupidharma
  160. Arupyabhava
  161. Arupyadhatu
  162. Arupyasamapatti
  163. Aryaksha
  164. Aryavamshaketu
  165. Aryavihara
  166. Asama
  167. Asamasama
  168. Asambhrantavacana
  169. Asambhrantavachana
  170. Asamkirna
  171. Asangabahula
  172. Asangadharani
  173. Asangadharma
  174. Asangavaisharadya
  175. Asangavimoksha
  176. Ashlesha
  177. Ashmagarbha
  178. Ashokasatva
  179. Ashokashri
  180. Ashtamaka
  181. Ashubhabhavana
  182. Ashukarin
  183. Ashva
  184. Ashvajit
  185. Ashvaka
  186. Ashvamukha
  187. Ashvini
  188. Asipatravana
  189. Asipattravana
  190. Asitabhanu
  191. Asivisa
  192. Askhalitapravaragra
  193. Asura
  194. Asuradeva
  195. Asya
  196. Atata
  197. Atavaka
  198. Atipurusha
  199. Atman
  200. Atmavadha
  201. Atmaviparyasa
  202. Atyuccagamin
  203. Atyuchchagamin
  204. Auddhatya
  205. Auddhatyakaukritya
  206. Avadana
  207. Avadyaparamabuddhi
  208. Avaivartika
  209. Avalokiteshvara
  210. Avarana
  211. Avatara
  212. Avichi
  213. Avici
  214. Avidya
  215. Avikshiptamsha
  216. Avipranashtarashtra
  217. Aviraktarashtra
  218. Avirasa
  219. Avishushkamula
  220. Ayahshalmalivana
  221. Ayatana
  222. Ayuhpramana
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