Mahayana glossary, starting with ‘a’

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