Mahayana glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Mahayana glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 296 definitions, select a phrase below for the definitions and references.

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