Mahayana glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Mahayana glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 325 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. Anukampa
  174. Anumodana
  175. Anupacchinnalambha
  176. Anupalambha
  177. Anupalambhashunyata
  178. Anupamacintin
  179. Anupashyana
  180. Anupavadya
  181. Anupraptasvakartha
  182. Anupurvasamapatti
  183. Anuradha
  184. Anurakshanadharman
  185. Anuraktarashtra
  186. Anuruddha
  187. Anurupagatra
  188. Anusmriti
  189. Anussati
  190. Anutpadajnana
  191. Anutpanna
  192. Anuttara
  193. Anvayajnana
  194. Ap
  195. Apahritabhara
  196. Apahritanivarana
  197. Apajjura
  198. Apalala
  199. Apamanaprabha
  200. Apana
  201. Apanna
  202. Aparagodana
  203. Aparamrishta
  204. Aparibhinna
  205. Aparigrihita
  206. Aparishrotavahana
  207. Aparitrishita
  208. Aprakrishta
  209. Apramana
  210. Apramanabha
  211. Apramanabuddhakshetra
  212. Apramanashubha
  213. Apranihita
  214. Aprashnaka
  215. Apratihatacitta
  216. Arada Kalama
  217. Arajottariya
  218. Araktapravada
  219. Aramavasa
  220. Aranasamadhi
  221. Aranemi
  222. Aranyavasa
  223. Arapacana
  224. Arati
  225. Arbuda
  226. Arcishmati
  227. Ardra
  228. Ardravallipratirupa
  229. Arhat
  230. Arhattvaphalapratipanna
  231. Arimardana
  232. Arinihantri
  233. Arishtanemi
  234. Ariya
  235. Arsak
  236. Arthapratisamvid
  237. Arupidharma
  238. Arupyabhava
  239. Arupyadhatu
  240. Arupyasamapatti
  241. Aryadeva
  242. Aryaksha
  243. Aryashtangamarga
  244. Aryavamshaketu
  245. Aryavihara
  246. Asabala
  247. Asama
  248. Asamasama
  249. Asambhrantavacana
  250. Asamkirna
  251. Asamskrita
  252. Asamskritadharma
  253. Asamskritashunyata
  254. Asangabahula
  255. Asangadharani
  256. Asangadharma
  257. Asangavaisharadya
  258. Asangavimoksha
  259. Ashlesha
  260. Ashmagarbha
  261. Ashoka
  262. Ashokasatva
  263. Ashokashri
  264. Ashru
  265. Ashtamaka
  266. Ashtapudgala
  267. Ashtapurusha
  268. Ashubhabhavana
  269. Ashubhasamjna
  270. Ashucisamjna
  271. Ashukarin
  272. Ashva
  273. Ashvajit
  274. Ashvaka
  275. Ashvamukha
  276. Ashvini
  277. Asipatravana
  278. Asipattravana
  279. Asita
  280. Asitabhanu
  281. Asivisa
  282. Askhalitapravaragra
  283. Asravakshaya
  284. Asravakshayajnana
  285. Assu
  286. Asthi
  287. Asthimajjan
  288. Asubhasanna
  289. Asura
  290. Asuradeva
  291. Asya
  292. Atapa
  293. Atata
  294. Atavaka
  295. Atipurusha
  296. Atman
  297. Atmavadha
  298. Atmaviparyasa
  299. Atthi
  300. Atthika
  301. Atthiminja
  302. Atuma
  303. Atyantashunyata
  304. Atyuccagamin
  305. Auddhatya
  306. Auddhatyakaukritya
  307. Aupanayika
  308. Avadana
  309. Avadyaparamabuddhi
  310. Avaivartika
  311. Avalokiteshvara
  312. Avarana
  313. Avatara
  314. Avici
  315. Avidya
  316. Avikshiptamsha
  317. Avipranashtarashtra
  318. Aviraktarashtra
  319. Avirasa
  320. Avishushkamula
  321. Avivartya
  322. Avriha
  323. Ayahshalmalivana
  324. Ayatana
  325. Ayuhpramana
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