Mahayana glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Mahayana glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 332 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. Abhinna
  14. Abhinnarashtra
  15. Abhiratisamjna
  16. Abhirupa
  17. Abhiya
  18. Abupavadya
  19. Acala
  20. Acalitasumanas
  21. Acchata
  22. Acchidra
  23. Achala
  24. Achalitasumanas
  25. Achchhata
  26. Achchhidra
  27. Achintya
  28. Achittadharma
  29. Acintya
  30. Aciravati
  31. Acittadharma
  32. Adattadana
  33. Adbhutadharma
  34. Adhas
  35. Adhastat
  36. Adhimatrakshanti
  37. Adhipatiprataya
  38. Adhipatipratyaya
  39. Adhitthana
  40. Adho
  41. Adhyashaya
  42. Adhyatmabahirdhashunyata
  43. Adhyatmakaya
  44. Adhyatmashunyata
  45. Adhyatmika
  46. Adhyatmikaduhkha
  47. Adhyatmikasanga
  48. Adhyeshana
  49. Adinagamin
  50. Adiptavana
  51. Adityadatta
  52. Aduma
  53. Agamin
  54. Agarhita
  55. Agha
  56. Agnicala
  57. Agnichala
  58. Agnidatta
  59. Agra
  60. Agramati
  61. Agrapurusha
  62. Ahibhanuraga
  63. Ahicchatra
  64. Ahichchhatra
  65. Ahrikya
  66. Ajaneya
  67. Ajatasatru
  68. Ajitabala
  69. Ajitacakra
  70. Ajitachakra
  71. Ajitapushyala
  72. Ajitasenarajan
  73. Ajna
  74. Ajnatakaundinya
  75. Ajnatavi
  76. Akalika
  77. Akalmasha
  78. Akanishtha
  79. Akasha
  80. Akashanantyayatana
  81. Akhanda
  82. Akimcanyayatana
  83. Akimchanyayatana
  84. Akkosaka
  85. Aklinnagatra
  86. Akopyadharma
  87. Akroshaka
  88. Akshana
  89. Akshatabuddhi
  90. Akshobhya
  91. Akushalamula
  92. Akusida
  93. Alamabanapratyaya
  94. Alambana
  95. Alambanapratyaya
  96. Alamkrita
  97. Alankrita
  98. Alara Kalama
  99. Alavi
  100. Amaradeva
  101. Ambattha
  102. Ambavana
  103. Amisadana
  104. Amita
  105. Amitabha
  106. Amitalocana
  107. Amitalochana
  108. Amitatejas
  109. Amitaujas
  110. Amitodana
  111. Amoghadarshin
  112. Amrapali
  113. Amrita
  114. Amritadana
  115. Amritaphala
  116. Amritarasa
  117. Amritashmagarbha
  118. Amritodana
  119. Amsha
  120. Anabhibhutayasha
  121. Anabhisamskaraparinirvayin
  122. Anabhraka
  123. Anagamin
  124. Anagrashunyata
  125. Anajnatamajnasyami
  126. Analambana
  127. Analambha
  128. Ananda
  129. Anandacandra
  130. Anandachandra
  131. Anandamala
  132. Anantabuddhi
  133. Anantacchatra
  134. Anantachchhatra
  135. Anantagupta
  136. Anantakosha
  137. Anapana
  138. Anapanasmriti
  139. Anapatrapya
  140. Anapaviddhakarṇa
  141. Anasaravamarga
  142. Anashin
  143. Anasravashila
  144. Anathapindada
  145. Anatmaka
  146. Anatmasamjna
  147. Anavakarashunyata
  148. Anavaragrashunyata
  149. Anavatapta
  150. Anavataptanagaraja
  151. Anaviddhavarna
  152. Andhra
  153. Anga
  154. Anguli
  155. Angulimala
  156. Anihatavarna
  157. Anikadatta
  158. Anikshiptadhura
  159. Animitta
  160. Aniruddha
  161. Anitya
  162. Anityasamjna
  163. Anivartikabala
  164. Anjalimaladharin
  165. Ankusha
  166. Annabhara
  167. Annapana
  168. Anotaptagatra
  169. Anta
  170. Antagina
  171. Antagrahadrishti
  172. Antarabhava
  173. Antaraparinirvayin
  174. Antra
  175. Antraguna
  176. Anugravarnakshemagupta
  177. Anuhimavat
  178. Anumodana
  179. Anupacchinnalambha
  180. Anupachchhinnalambha
  181. Anupalambha
  182. Anupalambhashunyata
  183. Anupamachintin
  184. Anupamacintin
  185. Anupashyana
  186. Anupavadya
  187. Anupraptasvakartha
  188. Anupurvasamapatti
  189. Anuradha
  190. Anurakshanadharman
  191. Anuraktarashtra
  192. Anuruddha
  193. Anurupagatra
  194. Anusmriti
  195. Anussati
  196. Anutpadajnana
  197. Anutpanna
  198. Anuttara
  199. Anvayajnana
  200. Ap
  201. Apahritabhara
  202. Apahritanivarana
  203. Apajjura
  204. Apalala
  205. Apamanaprabha
  206. Apanna
  207. Aparagodana
  208. Aparamrishta
  209. Aparibhinna
  210. Aparigrihita
  211. Aparishrotavahana
  212. Aparitrishita
  213. Aprakrishta
  214. Apramana
  215. Apramanabha
  216. Apramanabuddhakshetra
  217. Apramanashubha
  218. Apranihita
  219. Aprashnaka
  220. Apratihatachitta
  221. Apratihatacitta
  222. Arada Kalama
  223. Arajottariya
  224. Araktapravada
  225. Aramavasa
  226. Aranasamadhi
  227. Arapacana
  228. Arapachana
  229. Arati
  230. Arbuda
  231. Ardra
  232. Ardravallipratirupa
  233. Arhat
  234. Arhattvaphalapratipanna
  235. Arimardana
  236. Arinihantri
  237. Arishtanemi
  238. Ariya
  239. Arsak
  240. Arthapratisamvid
  241. Arupidharma
  242. Arupyabhava
  243. Arupyadhatu
  244. Arupyasamapatti
  245. Aryadeva
  246. Aryaksha
  247. Aryashtangamarga
  248. Aryavamshaketu
  249. Aryavihara
  250. Asabala
  251. Asama
  252. Asamasama
  253. Asambhrantavacana
  254. Asambhrantavachana
  255. Asamkirna
  256. Asamskrita
  257. Asamskritadharma
  258. Asamskritashunyata
  259. Asangabahula
  260. Asangadharani
  261. Asangadharma
  262. Asangavaisharadya
  263. Asangavimoksha
  264. Ashlesha
  265. Ashmagarbha
  266. Ashoka
  267. Ashokasatva
  268. Ashokashri
  269. Ashru
  270. Ashtamaka
  271. Ashtapudgala
  272. Ashtapurusha
  273. Ashubhabhavana
  274. Ashubhasamjna
  275. Ashuchisamjna
  276. Ashucisamjna
  277. Ashukarin
  278. Ashva
  279. Ashvajit
  280. Ashvaka
  281. Ashvamukha
  282. Ashvini
  283. Asipatravana
  284. Asipattravana
  285. Asita
  286. Asitabhanu
  287. Asivisa
  288. Askhalitapravaragra
  289. Asravakshaya
  290. Asravakshayajnana
  291. Assu
  292. Asthi
  293. Asthimajjan
  294. Asubhasanna
  295. Asura
  296. Asuradeva
  297. Asya
  298. Atapa
  299. Atata
  300. Atavaka
  301. Atipurusha
  302. Atman
  303. Atmavadha
  304. Atmaviparyasa
  305. Atthi
  306. Atthika
  307. Atthiminja
  308. Atuma
  309. Atyantashunyata
  310. Atyuccagamin
  311. Atyuchchagamin
  312. Auddhatya
  313. Auddhatyakaukritya
  314. Aupanayika
  315. Avadana
  316. Avadyaparamabuddhi
  317. Avaivartika
  318. Avalokiteshvara
  319. Avarana
  320. Avatara
  321. Avichi
  322. Avici
  323. Avidya
  324. Avikshiptamsha
  325. Avipranashtarashtra
  326. Aviraktarashtra
  327. Avirasa
  328. Avishushkamula
  329. Avriha
  330. Ayahshalmalivana
  331. Ayatana
  332. Ayuhpramana
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