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Dedication

Namo Ratna Trayāya

Ye dharmā hetuprabhavā hetuṁ teṣāṁ Tathāgato hyavadat|

Teṣāṁ ca yo nirodha evaṁvādī mahāśramaṇaḥ||

A

Able One - epithets of a Buddha - Subduer; Tibetan: thub-pa, Sanskrit: Muni

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abbot [12] - see also Khenshur, Geshe, Khenpo, monastery, Nalanda Monastery, Bhikshu, Bhikshuni

Abhidharma [13]

Ajatashatru

Ajita (Bodhisattva) [14]

Amitabha Buddha [15] - see alsoAmita Buddha, see also Amitayus, Vajradharma, Pure Land, Sukhavati, Vajrayogini, Great Bliss, Long Life, Limitless Light, Lotus Division, Buddha of the West, Avalokiteshvara, Great Strength Bodhisattva

Amita Buddha[16], also called Amitabha Buddha

Amitabha Sutra [17] - see also Pure Land and Amitabha Buddha, Vajradharma, Vajrayogini, Sukhavati, Great Bliss, Land of Great Bliss, Bardo, rebirth

Amoghavajra 不空

Ananda (Venerable) [18] - see also Sixteen Arhats and Eighteen Arhats

Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi [19] - see also Anuttarasamyaksambodhi, Bodhi Resolve (Bodhichitta), (bringing forth) [34] - see also Bodhi [32] enlightenment, Bodhisattva Vows, Brahma Net Sutra

Arhat [20] - see also Sixteen Arhats Puja, Theravada Buddhism, Hinayana, Mahayana and Hinayana Compared, Nirvana, Selflessness of Persons

Arya - see also Shri and Bhagavan and Bhagavati

Arydeva - see also Nagarjuna and Ashwagosha

Asanga (Bodhisattva) [21] - see also Maitreya and Vasubandhu

Asankhyeya[22] (Asamkhyeya) - see also number

Asvaghosha - alternate spellings are Ashwagosha (Ashvagosha) - author of the Buddhacarita (Buddhacharita or Buddha Charita) see also Nagarjuna, Aryadeva

Asura [23] - see also Jealous Gods

Atisha - see also Indian Buddhism, Lam Rim, Tsong Khapa

attachment [24] - see also raja, upadana, and disciplined attachment

Avaivartika - irreversible

Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva) [25] - Great Compassion Bodhisattva (Objectless Compassion, Lokeshvara, Guanyin, Guan Yin, Guan Shih Yin Kwanyin Gwanyin, Tara, Green Tara, White Tara (Sweta Tara - Sveta Tara), Red Tara (Rakta Tara), Twenty-one Praises of Tara (21 Praises of Tara), Mahakala, Hayagriva, White Umbrella Goddess, Shitata Patra, She Dan Do Bo Da La, Rasavajra) - see also Great Compassion Mantra, Om Mani Padma Hum, Bodhisattva Vows, Bodhichitta, Mahayana

Avatamsaka Sutra [26] see Flower Adornment Sutra, Hua Yan or Hua Yan School

Avichi Hell [28] - see also hells, Six Paths, Naraka, demons, devil, Ksitigarbha

B

Bakula - see also Arhat

Bakula Rinpoche

Baozi (Chan Master)

Alexander Berzin - BerzinArchives.com

Bhavaviveka

Bhikshu [29] - see also Nalanda Monastery, monastery, Monk Vows, Vinaya, Pratimoksha - see also The Challenge of the Future How Will the Sangha Fare in North American Buddhism Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

Bhikshuni [30] - see also nun, The Situation of Western Monastics by Bhikshuni Tenzin Palmo

Bija Mantra - Seed Syllable - see also Mantra, Dharani, VAM, BAM, OM, AH, HUM, PHAT, HRI, Vajrayana, Mantrayana, Secret Mantra, Tantra

Blessings [31] - see also Merit, Punya, Two Collections, Two Accumulations

Bodhidharma (Patriarch) [33] - see also Chan, Hui Neng, Zen

Bodhi Resolve (Bodhichitta), (bringing forth) [34] - see also Bodhi [32] enlightenment, Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi (Anuttarasamyaksambodhi), Bodhi, Bodhisattva Vows, Brahma Net Sutra, Generating Special Bodhichitta

Bodhi [32] - see also enlightenment, Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi (Anuttarasamyaksambodhi), Bodhi, Nirvana, Moksha, liberation

Bodhichitta (Bodhicitta or Bodhi Resolve), (bringing forth) [34] - see also Bodhi enlightenment, Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi (Anuttarasamyaksambodhi), Bodhi, Bodhisattva Vows, Brahma Net Sutra, Generating Special Bodhichitta

Bodhichitta Vivarana - see also Bodhichittavivarana and Bodhicittavivarana by Arya Bhikshu Nagarjuna of Nalanda Monastery

Bodhicittavivarana by Nagarjuna

Bodhisattva [35] - see also Bodhisattva Vows, Rite of Remedy for Bodhisattva Vow Downfalls, Bodhichitta, Mahayana; Avalokiteshvara (Objectless Compassion, Lokeshvara, Guanyin, Guan Yin, Guan Shih Yin Kwanyin Gwanyin, Mahakala, Hayagriva, Tara, White Umbrella Goddess, Shitata Patra, She Dan Do Bo Da La, Rasavajra); Manjushri (Yamantaka, Kalarupa, Stainless Wisdom); Vajrapani (Lord of Secrets, Shaptavajra or Shabdhavajra); Samantabhadra (Universal Worthy); Ksitigarbha (Di Zang, Di Zang Wang Pu Sa, Kshitigarbha, Earth Store, Great Vows Bodhisattva, Rupavajra); Maitreya (Ajita, Big Belly Buddha); Mahabala (Great Strength Bodhisattva, Mahastamaprapta), Akashagarbha (Khagarbha or Khamgarbha, Gandhavajra), Pandaravasini, Achala, Aparajita, Mamamaki, Lochana, Sarva-Nivarana-Viskambhini, Amritakundali (Sparshavajra), Takkiraja, Niladanda, Ushnishachakravartin (Ushnisha Chakra Vartin), Sumbharajas

Bodhisattva Yana - Bodhisattva Path

Bodhisattvacharyavatara by Arya Bhikshu Shantideva of Nalanda Monastery (Bodhisattva Charya Vatara or Bodhisattvacaryavatara)

Bodhisattva Vows, Rite of Remedy for Bodhisattva Vow Downfalls, Bodhichitta, Bodhisattva Root Downfall, Brahma Net Sutra

bowing [36] - see also prostration, confession, repentance, Prostrations to the 35 Buddhas

Brahma Net Sutra [37], also called Brahma Jala Sutra - see also Bodhisattva Vows

Budai (Venerable) [38]

Buddha बुद्ध - see also Five Dhyana Buddhas, Five Buddha Families, Buddha Kula,

Buddha Land [40] - see also Sukhavati of Amitabha Buddha, Akanishta of Bhaisajyaguru, Pure Land, Buddha Field or Buddha Kshetra

Buddha Nature - see also Tathagata Garbha

Buddhapalita

Buddha recitation - see also Mantra, Pure Land, Eighty-eight Buddhas, Thirty-Five Buddhas of Confession, Amitabha, Amitofo, Yao Shi Fo, Namo, Tantra, Guhyasamaja

//Buddhavacana// - Skt. Word of the Buddha, Tib. བཀའ་, //ka//; Wyl. //bka’//

Buddha Vehicle see Three Vehicles

Buddhism/Buddha Dharma

Buddhist sects - see also Pure Land, Vajrayana, Mantrayana, Tantrayana, Tantra, Secret School, Zen, Chan, Vinaya, Teaching School, Gelug or Geluk, Sakya, Kagyu, Nyingma, Kadampa, Bon, Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism, lineage, Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice

Buddhist Texts - Tripitaka

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D

Dagri Rinpoche

Daimoku - Nam Myoho Renge Kyo - see also Nichiren, Lotus Sutra, Japanese Buddhism, Bhakti

Dakini / Daka - see also Vira / Virini, Yogi / Yogini, Dharma Protector, Dharmapala

Dalai Lama - see also Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Daosheng (Venerable)

Deities of Buddhism - Buddhist Deity

demons - see also devil, hells, Naraka, Avichi Hell, Six Realms, Ksitigarbha

Deva - Devi - see Gods, Goddesses

Devanagari Script - see Sanskrit, see also Siddham Script, Brahmi Script, Tibetan Script

Devadatta

Dhamma - see Dharma

Dharani - see also Mantra, True Words and Vajrayana, Secret School

Dharani Sutra

Dharma/Dharma

Dharma Door - see also cultivation

Dharma-Ending Age - see also Proper Dharma Age, Dharma Image Age (Dharma Semblance Age)

Dharma Flower Sutra (Lotus Sutra) See also Threefold Lotus Sutra

Dharmakaya - see also Trikaya - Sambhogakaya - Nirmanakaya

Dharmakirti

Dharma Master - see also Tripitakacharya, Bhikshu, Bhikshuni, Vajra Master, Root Guru, Kaliyanamitra

Dharma Protector - see also Dharma Pala or Dharmapala - see also Bodhisattva, Dakini, Daka, Vira, Virini, Goddess, Gods, Loka Pala (Lokapala)

Dharmarakshita

Dharma Realm - see also Dharmadhatu (Dharma Dhatu) and Universe, cosmology

Dharma Texts - see Buddhist Texts, Tripitaka

Dharma transmission - see transmission, lung, initiation, empowerment

Dharmodaya - Reality Source

Dogen - see also Japanese Buddhism

Dhyana see meditation and Four Dhyanas

Dhyana meditation see Six Paramitas

Dignaga

Dzogchen, also called Great Perfection of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism - see also Mahamudra of the Kagyu lineage and Chan or Zen

E
F
G

Ganden Lha Gyema - Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga - Guru Yoga

Gautama/Gotama (Buddha)

Geshe - see also Khenpo

Geshe Lama Konchog Rinpoche - see also Tulku Tenzin Phuntsok Rinpoche

Geshe Ngwang Dakpa - see also Tse Chen Ling

ghosts - see Pretas, Bhutas, see also Hungry Ghosts, Six Realms, Yakshas, Rakshasas, Kumbhandha, Putana, Revati, Charity to Pretas.

God - see also Indra, Shiva, Rudra, Ganesh, Ganapati, Brahma, Narayana, Vishnu, Krishna, Ram, Hanuman

Goddess - see also Raudri, Umapati, Lakshmi, Kali (Palden Lhamo), Saraswati, Durga

Gods - see also Deva, Daka, Dakini, Vira, Virini

Good and Wise Adviser - see also(Kaliyana Mitra or Kaliyanamitra, Dharma Master, Tripitakacharya, Bhikshu, Bhikshuni, Vajra Master, Root Guru, Guru

good roots (kusala mula)

Gosok Rinpoche - see also Kaundinya, Longchen Rapjampa, and Rigzin Lhungsal Nyingpo

Great Compassion Mantra - see also Da Bei Jou or Maha Karuna Mantra, see also Dharani Sutra, Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva) [25] - Great Compassion Bodhisattva (Objectless Compassion, Lokeshvara, Guanyin, Guan Yin, Guan Shih Yin Kwanyin Gwanyin, Tara, Green Tara, White Tara (Sweta Tara - Sveta Tara), Red Tara (Rakta Tara), Twenty-one Praises of Tara (21 Praises of Tara), Mahakala, Hayagriva, White Umbrella Goddess, Shitata Patra, She Dan Do Bo Da La, Rasavajra) - Om Mani Padma Hum, Bodhisattva Vows, Bodhichitta, Mahayana

Great Perfection - see Dzogchen, Mahamudra and Chan or Zen

Great Vehicle see Mahayana and Hinayana Compared

Grounds and Paths - Salam - The Grounds and Paths to Liberation (SaLam) - A Necklace of Learned Explanations - by Jetsun Chokyi Gyaltsen or Jetsun Chokyi Gyaltshan Pal Zangpo

Gongfu (Kung Fu)

Gunaprabha

Guhyasamaja

Guru Yoga - see also Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga - Ganden Lha Gyema

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I

ignorance - see also Avidya and Moha, Three Poisons

impermanence - see also Anitya

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Machig Lapdron - see also Yeshe Tsogyel and Padmasambhava

Madhyamaka see emptiness, Nagarjuna (Bodhisattva)

Maha - Great

Mahakala - see also Wrathful Avalokiteshvara, Tara, Green Tara, White Tara (Sweta Tara - Sveta Tara), Red Tara (Rakta Tara), Twenty-one Praises of Tara (21 Praises of Tara) - see also Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva) Great Compassion Bodhisattva (Objectless Compassion, Lokeshvara, Guanyin, Guan Yin, Guan Shih Yin Kwanyin Gwanyin, Hayagriva, Tara, White Umbrella Goddess, Shitata Patra, She Dan Do Bo Da La, Rasavajra) - see also Bodhisattva Vows, Bodhichitta, Mahayana

Four-Faced Mahakala Sadhana in English Only - Mahakala Sadhana - Mahakala Sadhana in English Only

Maha Kashyapa (Venerable)

Mahamudra - see also Great Perfection, Dzogchen, Chan or Zen

Maha Maudgalyayana (Venerable)

Maha Parinirvana Sutra see Nirvana Sutra

Mahasattva

Mahayana Buddhism see Mahayana and Hinayana Compared

Mahayana and Hinayana Compared

Maitreya (Bodhisattva) - see also Asanga and Tushita Heaven

Mala - see also rosary, garland

Mandala - see also Mantra, Dharani and True Words and Vajrayana, Secret School, Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice-Mysteries)

Manjushri (Bodhisattva), Great Wisdom Bodhisattva

Mantra - see also Dharani and True Words and Vajrayana, Secret School, Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice-Mysteries

Mara see demons

Maraṇa: the act of dying

Marpa - see also Tilopa, Naropa, Milarepa

Milarepa - see also Tilopa, Naropa, Marpa

meditation - See also passive choiceless awareness and relaxed focused awareness, Chan, Dhyana, Vipassana, Shamatha, calm abiding, Samadhi, Four Dhyanas, Dzogchen, Mahamudra and Chan or Zen, Chan School, Four Dhyanas, Four Formless Realms, Six Paramitasdhyana samadhi, cultivation

Merit/Merit and virtue - see also Blessings, Punya, Two Collections, Two Accumulations

Middle Way - see also Nagarjuna, Madhyamaka, emptiness, Neither Form nor Emptiness

mindfulness - anusmriti

Mingyur Rinpoche

Moral Precepts - see also Five Precepts, Pratimoksha, Eight Precepts, Monk Vows, Bodhisattva Vows, Tantric Vows, Samaya

Monastery - see also Bhikshu, Bhikshuni, Abbot, Nalanda Monastery, Sera Je Monastery

Monasticism - see also The Challenge of the Future How Will the Sangha Fare in North American Buddhism Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

Monk Vows - Vinaya - Pratimoksha - Revised Vinaya of Plum Village

N

Nalanda

Nalanda Acharyas - 1. Nagarjuna-Manjushri, 2. Arydeva, 3. Buddhapalita, 4. Bhavaviveka, 5. Chandrakirti and Chandragomin, 6. Shantideva, 7. Shantarakshita, 8. Kamalashila, 9. Asanga-Maitreya, 10. Vasubandhu, 11. Dignaga, 12. Dharmakirti, 13. Vimuktisena, 14. Haribhadra, 15. Gunaprabha, 16. Shakyaprabha

Nalanda Monastery - see also Monastery

Nalanda Tradition - the ancient wisdom tradition of Nalanda Monastery in ancient India

Nalanda University - an online Distance Learning virtual university free of charge for Buddha Dharma Students.

Nagarjuna (Bodhisattva) - Arya Bhikshu Nagarjuna of Nalanda Monastery - see also Nalanda Monastery, Dragon Tree Bodhisattva, Ashwagosha, Aryadeva, Chandrakirti, emptiness, Madhyamaka, Middle Way - Nagarjuna's Suhrllekha Letter to a Friend

Nang Drak Rik Sum - The Final Words of Gyurme Dorje - Gyurme Dorje

Naraka - see hells, demons, Avichi Hell Six Paths, Ksitigarbha

Ngondro - Preliminary Practice - see also Mandala Offering, Prostration, Vajrasattva Mantra, One Hundred Syllable Mantra, Tsa Tsa, Making Buddha Images, purification of obstacles

Namgyalma Mantra - Namgyälma Mantra - Namgyälma - Namgyalma - Ushnisha Vijaya - Ushnisha Vijaya Mantra

Nam Myoho Renge Kyo - see also Daimoku, Nichiren, Lotus Sutra, Japanese Buddhism

Namo - Namaste, Buddha Recitation, Mantra, devotion, Bhakti

Naropa - see also Tilopa, Marpa, Milarepa

Nichiren - see also Lotus Sutra, Daimoku, Nam Myoho Renge Kyo, Bhakti, Japanese Buddhism

Nine Yanas

Nirmanakaya - see also Trikaya - Dharmakaya - Sambhogakaya

Nirvana - see also ending birth and death, Nirguna, Arhat, Theravada, enlightenment, Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi (Anuttarasamyaksambodhi), Bodhi, Moksha, liberation

Nirvana Sutra

No Outflows see Outflows

no self - see also Selflessness of Persons, Anatman

Nun (Bhikshuni) - see also The Situation of Western Monastics by Bhikshuni Tenzin Palmo

Nyingma

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Q

Qing Liang Cheng Guan (National Master)

Qi - Chi or Prana - see also Agni

R
S

Sagely City of Ten Thousand Buddhas - see also DRBA or Dharma Realm Buddhist Association and Hsuan Hua, BTTS, Buddhist Text Translation Society

Sadhana - Buddhist Pujas and Sadhanas, see also Puja

sakshi or sakshin: witness, observer, Purusha

Sakya - see also Sakya Pandita, Trizin, Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism

Sakya Pandita - see also Sakya Trizin, Sakya, Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism

Sakya Trizin - see also Sakya Pandita, Sakya, Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism

Salam - The Grounds and Paths to Liberation (SaLam) - A Necklace of Learned Explanations - Grounds and Paths - by Jetsun Chokyi Gyaltsen or Jetsun Chokyi Gyaltshan Pal Zangpo

Samaya - Tantric Vows, Vows and Commitments, Highest Yoga Tantra Vows, Vajra Vehicle Discipline, Tantric Root Downfall, Bompo, Rite of Remedy for Mantra Downfalls Samadhi - see also meditation, passive choiceless awareness and relaxed focused awareness, Chan, Dhyana, Vipassana, Shamatha, calm abiding, Four Dhyanas, Dzogchen, Mahamudra and Chan or Zen, Chan School, Four Dhyanas, Four Formless Realms, Six Paramitasdhyana samadhi, cultivation

Samantabhadra (Bodhisattva) see Universal Worthy (Bodhisattva) - see also King of Prayers and Samantabhadra's Aspiration To Good Actions

Sambhogakaya - see also Trikaya - Dharmakaya - Nirmanakaya

samsara - birth, aging (old age), sickness, death

Sangha - see also Bhikshu, Bhikshuni, Fourfold Sangha - see also The Challenge of the Future How Will the Sangha Fare in North American Buddhism Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi

Sanskrit - see also Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit

Secret Mantra

Seed Syllable - Bija Mantra

Shakra / Sakra

Shakyamuni (Buddha)

Shakyaprabha

Shantarakshita

Shantideva - Arya Bhikshu Shantideva of Nalanda Monastery - see also Bodhisattva Way of Life, Bodhisattva Charya Vatara (Bodhisattvacharyavatara)

Shariputra (Venerable)

Sharira/Sarira - see Relics, see also Relic Tour

Shastra - see also Commentary, Oral Commentary, Tripitaka, Tripitakacharya, Sutra

Tian Tai, Daimoku - Nam Myoho Renge Kyo, Nichiren, Lotus Sutra, Japanese Buddhism, Bhakti

Shen Kai - see also Jen Chen Buddhism

Shinran - see also Japanese Buddhism

Shramana - see also Bhikshu, Bhikshuni, Monk Vows,

Shravaka/Sravaka - see also Arhat, Theravada, Hinayana, Hearer

Shr-De (Bodhisattva) see Han Shan and Shr-De (Bodhisattvas)

Shurangama Mantra - see also Guhyasamaja

sitātapatrā dhāraṇi - Sitatapatra Dharani Shurangama Mantra

Shurangama Sutra - see also Shurangama Mantra, Fifty Skandha Demon States, Four Unalterable Aspects of Purity

Six Desire Heavens - see also Heavens, Gods, God, Goddess, Six Paths, Desire Realm

Six Ornaments and Two Supreme Ones - Nagarjuna, Aryadeva, Asanga, Vasubandhu, Dignaga, and Dharmakirti - see also Six Ornaments and Two Supreme Ones

Six Paramitas - see Six Perfections, see also Ten Perfections, Dasha Paramita, Ten Grounds, Dasha Bhumi

Six Paths of Rebirth - see Six Paths

Six Principles of the Sagely City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

Six Session Guru Yoga - see Extremely Abbreviated Six Session Guru Yoga, see also Samaya, Tantric Vows, Puja, Sadhana

Six Spiritual Powers

Sixteen Arhats - see Sixteen Arhats Puja, Arhat, Shravaka, Theravada Buddhism, Hinayana, Mahayana and Hinayana Compared, Nirvana, Selflessness of Persons

Sixth Patriarch's Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra - see also Hui Neng, Chan, Zen

Small Vehicle (Lesser Vehicle) see Mahayana and Hinayana Compared, see also Theravada, Nirvana, Lesser Scope, Individual Liberation

Sound Hearer - see Shravaka, also called Hearer, Arhat, see also Theravada

suffering - Dukkha, see also Four Noble Truths

Sutra - see also Sutrayana, Perfection Vehicle, Sutta, Shastra, Commentary, Oral Commentary, Tripitaka, Tripitakacharya

Sutra in Forty-Two Sections

Sutra of Queen Srimala of the Lion's Roar

Sutra of the Past Vows of Earth Store Bodhisattva

T

tantra - see also Mantra, Dharani and True Words, Mandala, and Vajrayana, Secret School, Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice-Mysteries

tantric (Esoteric School see Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice-Mysteries, Secret School)

Tara - see also Green Tara, White Tara (Sweta Tara - Sveta Tara), Red Tara (Rakta Tara), Twenty-one Praises of Tara (21 Praises of Tara) - see also Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva) Great Compassion Bodhisattva (Objectless Compassion, Lokeshvara, Guanyin, Guan Yin, Guan Shih Yin Kwanyin Gwanyin, Mahakala, Hayagriva, Tara, White Umbrella Goddess, Shitata Patra, She Dan Do Bo Da La, Rasavajra) - see also Bodhisattva Vows, Bodhichitta, Mahayana

Tathagata see Thus Come One

Tathagata Garbha, also called Fundamental Treasury of the Thus Come One, Buddha Matrix, see also Dharmadhatu, Dharmakaya

Ten Dharma Realms - see also Six Paths, Three Realms, cosmology

Ten Grounds / Stages of the Path of the Bodhisattva, see also Dasha Bhumika Sutra

Ten Titles of a Buddha

Ten Good Deeds

Theravada Buddhism - see also Hinayana, Lesser Scope, Nirvana, Individual Liberation

Thirty-Two Major Physical Characteristics of a Buddha

Thogme Zangpo - see also 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva or 37 Practices of All Buddha's Sons

Thousand Handed Thousand Eyed Dharani Sutra - see Dharani Sutra, see also Great Compassion Mantra, Avalokiteshvara, Tantra, Forty-two Hands and Eyes, 42 Hands and Eyes

Three Aspects of Learning to Be Without Outflows, Three Non-Outflow Studies - see 1. Precepts (Shila), 2. Meditation (Samadhi, Shamatha, Calm Abiding, 3. Wisdom (Prajna or emptiness), see also Six Paramitas

Three Bodies of a Buddha/Three Types of Buddha Bodies - see Trikaya - Dharmakaya - Sambhogakaya - Nirmanakaya

Three Jewels - Buddha, Dharma, Sangha - see also Refuge, Safe Direction

Three Pitakas - see Tripitaka

three poisons - triklesha - 1. greed - 2. hatred - 3. stupidity; or 1. desire-lust - 2. anger - 3. ignorance; or 1. raja - 2. dvesha - 3. moha)

Three Refuges - see Refuge with the Triple Jewel, Refuge, Safe Direction

three realms - see Three Worlds, see also 1. Desire Realm, 2. Form Realm, 3. Formless Realm

Three Vehicles - Buddha Vehicle, Ekayana (One Vehicle

Three Worlds - see Three Realms

Thus Come One - see Tathagata or Thus Gone One

Thus I have heard - Evam Maya Shrutam

Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Canon - Tibetan Tripitaka

Tian Tai School

Tilopa - see also Naropa, Marpa, Milarepa time - kala, see also Kalpa, eon

Transference of Merit - see Dedication of Merit

transformation-bodies

Trikaya - 1. Dharmakaya - 2. Sambhogakaya - 3.Nirmanakaya

Tripitaka - see 1. Sutra - 2. Vinaya - 3. Shastra or Abhidharma or Tantra - see also Tibetan Tripitaka, Chinese Tripitaka, Taisho, Taisho Number, Pali Tripitaka

Tripitaka Master - Tripitakacharya, see also Commentary, Oral Commentary, Tripitaka, Sutra, Tibetan Tripitaka, Chinese Tripitaka, Taisho, Taisho Number, Pali Tripitaka, Root Guru, Dharma Master - see also Commentary, Oral Commentary, Tripitaka, Tripitakacharya, Sutra, Shastra

Tsong Khapa - see also Lamrim, Kadampa, Lama Tsong Khapa, Tsongkhapa, Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga - Ganden Lha Gyema - Guru Yoga

Tushita Heaven see Six Desire Heavens

Twelvefold Conditioned Arising (Dependent Arising or Pratitya Samutpada or Twelve Links)

Two Collections, Two Accumulations - see also 1. Merit/Merit and virtue, Blessings, Punya, Spiritual Bank Account and 2. Wisdom Maha Prajna Paramita

Two Supreme Ones - Nagarjuna and Asanga - see also Six Ornaments and Two Supreme Ones

Two Truths - 1. Conventional Truth (Provisional Truth) and 2. Ultimate Truth

Two Vehicles

Tulku - see also rebirth, reincarnation, Kundun

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Z

Zen see Chan School

Zhi Yi (Venerable)

Zhong Guo


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Fair Use: Vaidya Vasant Lad, Textbook of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Press, 2002; Vasant Lad, BAMS, MAsc, Ayurvedic Institute Gurukula Notes, Ayurvedic Institute, 1994-2006; and Ron Epstein, Buddhism A to Z, Burlingame, California, Buddhist Text Translation Society, 2003, p. and many other sources (see Bibliography). Adapted from Fair Use Source: Upasaka Ron Epstein, Buddhism A to Z, 1999: p. Primary Original Source: The Tripitaka of Sutra, Shastra and Vinaya Dharma teachings (as found in the scripture storehouse of the Indian Sanskrit- Siddham, Chinese, Tibetan and Japanese traditions of the Nalanda Tradition of ancient Nalanda University) of Shakyamuni Buddha, and his Arya Sagely Bodhisattva Bhikshu Monk and Upasaka disciples.

These Good and Wise Advisers (Kaliyanamitra) Dharma Master teachers include Arya Venerables Om Tare Tuttare Ture Om Ah Hum and Namo to Jivaka, Charaka, Lao Zi (Tao Te Ching - Mahakashapa, Ashwagosha, Shantideva - Hui Neng - Shen Kai Sheng Ren Shr, Bodhidharma, the 16 Nalanda Acharyas 1. Nagarjuna-Manjushri, 2. Arydeva, 3. Buddhapalita, 4. Bhavaviveka, 5. Chandrakirti and Chandragomin, 6. Shantideva, 7. Shantarakshita, 8. Kamalashila, 9. Asanga-Maitreya, 10. Vasubhandu, 11. Dignaga, 12. Dharmakirti, 13. Vimuktisena, 14. Haribhadra, 15. Gunaprabha, 16. Shakyaprabha; Dharmarakshita, Atisha, Tsong Khapa, Thogme Zangpo, Nyingma Padmasambhava, Yeshe Tsogyel, Machig Lapdron, Tilopa, Naropa, Milarepa, Sakya Pandita, Fazang, Yunmen, Nichiren, Honen, Shinran, Kukai, Dogen, Hakuin, Jamgon Kongtrul, Nyingma Penor Rinpoche, Bakula Rinpoche, Dagri Rinpoche, Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche, Geshe Lama Kongchog, Longchen Rapjampa - Gosok Rinpoche, Phabongkha Rinpoche, Patrul Rinpoche, Mingyur Rinpoche, Geshe Ngwang Dakpa, Geshe Sopa Rinpoche, Garchen Rinpoche, Karmapa, Sakya Trizin, Tenzin Gyatso the Dalai Lama, Hsu Yun, Hsuan Hua, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Choden Rinpoche, Ajahn Chah, Seung Sahn, Thich Nhat Hanh, Ajahn Sumedho, S. N. Goenka Mama Ayur Punya Jyana Pushtim Kuriye Svaha, bowing at your feet I make requests. Please bestow on me the two attainments of Maha Punya and Maha Prajna Paramita. And thanks to other modern day masters. We consider them to be in accord with Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua’s “Seven Guidelines for Recognizing Genuine Teachers

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