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 +Part of the List of [[Dharma Terms]] from the [[Buddhist Ayurveda]] Course ([[HUM108]] and [[SKT220]]) on [[Sanskrit Terms]] of [[Ayurveda]],​ [[Tibetan Medicine]] and [[Dharma]] and helpful for patients in [[CLN301|Consultations]]
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 +[[Recent Changes]] | [[Ayurveda Terms]] ([[Ayurvedic Chinese Western Medicine Terms from Marma Points of Ayurveda]] | [[Dharma Terms]] | [[Dharma Teachers]]
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 +* Merge terms with into new Master List
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 +======= Digital Encyclopedia of Buddhism - Glossary of Dharma Terms =======
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 +see [[Introduction to Digital Encyclopedia of Buddhism]]
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 +====== Dedication ======
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 +Namo Ratna Trayāya
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 +Ye [[dharmā]] [[hetu]][[prabhavā]] hetuṁ teṣāṁ [[Tathāgato]] hyavadat|
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 +Teṣāṁ ca yo [[nirodha]] [[evaṁ]]vādī [[mahā]][[śramaṇaḥ]]|| ​
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 +====== A ======
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 +[[Able One]] - [[epithets of a Buddha]] - [[Subduer]];​ [[Tibetan]]:​ [[thub-pa]],​ [[Sanskrit]]:​ [[Muni]]
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 +[[About Ayurveda Healing Arts Institute]]
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 +[[abbot]] [12] - see also [[Khenshur]],​ [[Geshe]], [[Khenpo]], [[monastery]],​ [[Nalanda Monastery]],​ [[Bhikshu]],​ [[Bhikshuni]]
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 +[[Abhidharma]] [13]
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 +[[Ajatashatru]]
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 +[[Ajita]] ([[Bodhisattva]]) [14]
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 +[[Amitabha Buddha]] [15] - see also[[Amita 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]]
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 +[[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]]
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 +[[Amoghavajra]] [[不空]]
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 +[[Ananda]] ([[Venerable]]) [18] - see also [[Sixteen Arhats]] and [[Eighteen Arhats]]
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 +[[Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi]] [19] - see also [[Anuttarasamyaksambodhi]],​ [[Bodhi Resolve]] ([[Bodhichitta]]),​ ([[bringing forth]]) [34] - see also [[Bodhi]] [32] [[enlightenment]],​ [[Bodhisattva Vows]], [[Brahma Net Sutra]]
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 +[[Arhat]] [20] - see also [[Sixteen Arhats Puja]], [[Theravada Buddhism]], [[Hinayana]],​ [[Mahayana and Hinayana Compared]], [[Nirvana]],​ [[Selflessness of Persons]]
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 +[[Arya]] - see also [[Shri]] and [[Bhagavan]] and [[Bhagavati]]
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 +[[Arydeva]] - see also [[Nagarjuna]] and [[Ashwagosha]]
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 +[[Asanga]] ([[Bodhisattva]]) [21] - see also [[Maitreya]] and [[Vasubandhu]]
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 +[[Asankhyeya]][22] ​ (Asamkhyeya) - see also [[number]]
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 +[[Asvaghosha]] - alternate spellings are [[Ashwagosha]] ([[Ashvagosha]]) - author of the [[Buddhacarita]] ([[Buddhacharita]] or [[Buddha Charita]]) see also [[Nagarjuna]],​ [[Aryadeva]]
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 +[[Asura]] [23] - see also [[Jealous Gods]]
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 +[[Atisha]] - see also [[Indian Buddhism]], [[Lam Rim]], [[Tsong Khapa]]
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 +[[attachment]] [24] - see also [[raja]], [[upadana]],​ and [[disciplined attachment]]
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 +[[Avaivartika]] - [[irreversible]]
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 +[[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]], [[demon]]s, [[devil]], [[Ksitigarbha]]
 +
 +====== B ======
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 +[[Bakula]] - see also [[Arhat]]
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 +[[Bakula Rinpoche]]
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 +[[Baozi]] ([[Chan Master]])
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 +[[Alexander Berzin]] - [[BerzinArchives.com]]
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 +[[Bhavaviveka]]
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 +[[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]]
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 +[[Bhikshuni]] [30] - see also [[nun]], [[The Situation of Western Monastics]] by [[Bhikshuni]] [[Tenzin Palmo]]
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 +[[Bija Mantra]] - [[Seed Syllable]] - see also [[Mantra]], [[Dharani]],​ [[VAM]], [[BAM]], [[OM]], [[AH]], [[HUM]], [[PHAT]], [[HRI]], [[Vajrayana]],​ [[Mantrayana]],​ [[Secret Mantra]], [[Tantra]]
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 +[[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]]
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 +[[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]]
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 +[[Bodhichitta Vivarana]] - see also [[Bodhichittavivarana]] and [[Bodhicittavivarana]] by [[Arya]] [[Bhikshu]] [[Nagarjuna]] of [[Nalanda Monastery]]
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 +[[Bodhicittavivarana]] by [[Nagarjuna]]
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 +[[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]]
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 +[[Bodhisattva Yana]] - [[Bodhisattva Path]]
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 +[[Bodhisattvacharyavatara]] by [[Arya]] [[Bhikshu]] [[Shantideva]] of [[Nalanda Monastery]] ([[Bodhisattva Charya Vatara]] or [[Bodhisattvacaryavatara]])
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 +[[Bodhisattva Vows]], [[Rite of Remedy for Bodhisattva Vow Downfalls]],​ [[Bodhichitta]],​ [[Bodhisattva Root Downfall]], [[Brahma Net Sutra]]
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 +[[bowing]] [36] - see also [[prostration]],​ [[confession]],​ [[repentance]],​ [[Prostrations to the 35 Buddhas]]
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 +[[Brahma Net Sutra]] [37], also called [[Brahma Jala Sutra]] - see also [[Bodhisattva Vows]]
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 +[[Budai]] ([[Venerable]]) [38]
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 +[[Buddha]] ​ [[बुद्ध]] - see also [[Five Dhyana Buddhas]], [[Five Buddha Families]], [[Buddha Kula]], ​
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 +[[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]]
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 +[[Buddhapalita]]
 +
 +[[Buddha recitation]] - see also [[Mantra]], [[Pure Land]], [[Eighty-eight Buddhas]], [[Thirty-Five Buddhas]] of [[Confession]],​ [[Amitabha]],​ [[Amitofo]],​ [[Yao Shi Fo]], [[Namo]], [[Tantra]], [[Guhyasamaja]]
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 +//​[[Buddhavacana]]//​ -  [[Skt.]] [[Word of the Buddha]], [[Tib.]] [[ བཀའ་]],​ //ka//; [[Wyl.]] //​bka’// ​
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 +[[Buddha Vehicle]] see [[Three Vehicles]]
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 +[[Buddhism]]/​[[Buddha Dharma]]
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 +[[Buddhist sect]]s - 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]]
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 +[[Buddhist Texts]] ​
 +- [[Tripitaka]]
 +
 +====== C ======
 +
 +[[causation]] - see also [[cause and effect]], [[karma]]
 +
 +[[Certification]]
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 +[[Changzhi]] ([[Chan Master]])
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 +[[Changren]] ([[Chan Master]])
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 +[[Chan School]] - see also [[Zen]], [[Hui Neng]], [[Bodhidharma]]
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 +[[Venerable]] [[Bhikshuni]] [[Thubten Chodron]] - [[American Nun]] in the [[Gelukpa]] [[Tibetan Tradition]]. [[Abbot]] ([[Abbess]]) of [[Sravasti Abbey]]
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 +[[City of Ten Thousand Buddhas]] see [[Sagely City of Ten Thousand Buddhas]]
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 +[[Chakra]] - see also [[Great Bliss]], [[neuro plexus]]
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 +[[Chandragomin]] - see also [[Chandrakirti]],​ [[Nalanda Monastery]],​ [[Shurangama Mantra]]
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 +[[Chandrakirti]] - see also [[Chandragomin]],​ [[Nalanda Monastery]],​ [[Nagarjuna]]
 +
 +[[Charaka]] - see also [[Charaka Samhita]] and [[Patanjali]]
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 +[[Chittamani Tara]] - see also [[Tara]] and [[Avalokiteshvara]]
 +
 +[[Chod]] or [[Chö]] - see also [[Yogini]] [[Machik Labdron]] - [[Machik Labdrön]]
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 +[[Clear Light]] ([[Prabhaswara]]) - see also [[Dharmakaya]],​ [[Clear Light of Death]]
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 +[[compassion]] - see also [[Karuna]], [[Objectless Compassion]],​ [[Four Unlimited Minds]]
 +
 +[[Consciousness-Only School]] - see also [[Yogachara]],​ [[Mind-Only School]], [[Alaya]]
 +
 +[[consciousness]] - see [[Vijnana]],​ see also [[Five Skandhas]], [[Alaya]], [[Store House Consciousness]],​ [[Eighth Consciousness]]
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 +[[cosmology]] - see also [[Dharma Realm]], [[Dharmadhatu]],​ [[Formless Realm]], [[Form Realm]], [[Desire Realm]], [[heaven]], [[hell]], [[Six Paths]]
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 +[[creation]] - see also [[God]], [[Tathagata Garbha]] ([[Buddha Matrix]], [[Fundamental Treasury of the Thus Come One]], [[not produced - not destroyed]],​ [[dissolution]]
 +
 +[[cultivation]] - see also [[Dharma Door]], [[lineage]],​ [[Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice]]
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 +====== D ======
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 +[[Dagri Rinpoche]]
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 +[[Daimoku]] - [[Nam Myoho Renge Kyo]] - see also [[Nichiren]],​ [[Lotus Sutra]], [[Japanese Buddhism]], [[Bhakti]]
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 +[[Dakini]] / [[Daka]] - see also [[Vira]] / [[Virini]], [[Yogi]] / [[Yogini]], [[Dharma Protector]],​ [[Dharmapala]]
 +
 +[[Dalai Lama]] - see also [[Tenzin Gyatso]], the 14th Dalai Lama
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 +[[Daosheng]] ([[Venerable]])
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 +[[Deities of Buddhism]] - [[Buddhist Deity]]
 +
 +
 +[[demon]]s - see also [[devil]], [[hells]], [[Naraka]], [[Avichi Hell]], [[Six Realms]], [[Ksitigarbha]]
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 +[[Deva]] - [[Devi]] - see [[Gods]], [[Goddesses]]
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 +[[Devanagari]] Script - see [[Sanskrit]],​ see also [[Siddham Script]], [[Brahmi Script]], [[Tibetan Script]]
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 +[[Devadatta]]
 +
 +[[Dhamma]] - see [[Dharma]]
 +
 +[[Dharani]] - see also [[Mantra]], [[True Words]] and [[Vajrayana]],​ [[Secret School]]
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 +[[Dharani Sutra]]
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 +[[Dharma]]/​[[Dharma]]
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 +[[Dharma Door]] - see also [[cultivation]]
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 +[[Dharma-Ending Age]] - see also [[Proper Dharma Age]], [[Dharma Image Age]] ([[Dharma Semblance Age]])
 +
 +[[Dharma Flower Sutra]] ([[Lotus Sutra]]) See also [[Threefold Lotus Sutra]] ​
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 +[[Dharmakaya]] - see also [[Trikaya]] - [[Sambhogakaya]] - [[Nirmanakaya]]
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 +[[Dharmakirti]]
 +
 +[[Dharma Master]] - see also [[Tripitakacharya]],​ [[Bhikshu]],​ [[Bhikshuni]],​ [[Vajra Master]], [[Root Guru]], [[Kaliyanamitra]]
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 +[[Dharma Protector]] - see also [[Dharma Pala]] or [[Dharmapala]] - see also [[Bodhisattva]],​ [[Dakini]], [[Daka]], [[Vira]], [[Virini]], [[Goddess]],​ [[Gods]], [[Loka Pala]] ([[Lokapala]])
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 +[[Dharmarakshita]]
 +
 +[[Dharma Realm]] - see also [[Dharmadhatu]] ([[Dharma Dhatu]]) and [[Universe]],​ [[cosmology]]
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 +[[Dharma Texts]] - see [[Buddhist Texts]], [[Tripitaka]]
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 +[[Dharma transmission]] - see [[transmission]],​ [[lung]], [[initiation]],​ [[empowerment]]
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 +[[Dharmodaya]] - [[Reality Source]]
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 +[[Dogen]] - see also [[Japanese Buddhism]]
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 +[[Dhyana]] see [[meditation]] and [[Four Dhyanas]]
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 +[[Dhyana meditation]] see [[Six Paramitas]]
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 +[[Dignaga]]
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 +[[Dzogchen]],​ also called [[Great Perfection]] of the [[Nyingma]] [[lineage]] of [[Tibetan Buddhism]] - see also [[Mahamudra]] of the [[Kagyu]] lineage and [[Chan]] or [[Zen]]
 +
 +====== E ======
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 +[[Earth Store]] ([[Bodhisattva]]) - [[Ksitigarbha]] or [[Kshitigarbha]]
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 +[[Earth Store Sutra]] - [[Sutra of the Past Vows of Earth Store Bodhisattva]] ([[Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva]])
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 +[[eight consciousnesses]] or [[ashtha vijnana]] - 1. [[eye consciousness]],​ 2. [[ear consciousness]],​ 3. [[nose consciousness]],​ 4. [[tongue consciousness]],​ 5. [[body consciousness]],​ 6. [[mind consciousness]],​ 7. [[obscuration consciousness]],​ 8. [[storehouse consciousness]] ([[alaya vijnana]]) ​
 +
 +[[eighteen realms]]
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 +[[eightfold division]] of [[ghost]]s and [[spirit]]s
 +
 +[[Eightfold Path]]
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 +[[eight winds]]
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 +[[eighty-eight deluded point of views]]
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 +[[eighty-four thousand]] [[Dharma Door]]s
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 +[[eighty-one cognitive delusions]]
 +
 +[[eleven benefits from making images of Buddhas]] - see also [[Tsa Tsa]]
 +
 +[[emptiness]] - see also [[Prajna]], [[Shunyata]]
 +
 +[[eon]] - see [[kalpa]]
 +
 +[[enlightenment]] - see also [[Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi]] ([[Anuttarasamyaksambodhi]]), ​
 +[[Bodhi]], [[Nirvana]],​ [[Moksha]], [[liberation]]
 +
 +[[expedient Dharma]]s - see also [[Upaya Paramita]]
 +
 +====== F ======
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 +[[faith]]
 +
 +[[false thinking]] - see [[polluted thoughts]]
 +
 +[[Fazang]]
 +
 +[[Female Buddhist Masters]]
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 +[[filial piety]] (filial respect) ([[respect]] for all)
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 +[[Fire Puja]] - ([[Agni Puja]]) - see also [[Guhyasamaja Fire Puja]], [[Chittamani Tara Fire Puja]], [[Vajrayogini Fire Puja]], [[Yamantaka Fire Puja]]
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 +
 +[[Five Contemplations When Eating]]
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 +[[five desires]] - see also [[name]], [[fame]], [[food]], [[sleep]], [[sex]], [[power]], [[drugs]]; and [[sight]]s, [[sound]]s, [[smell]]s, [[taste]]s, [[objects of touch]] ([[touch]]),​ [[dharmas]] ([[thought]]s)
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 +[[Five Elements]] - [[Space]], [[Air]], [[Fire]], [[Water]], [[Earth]]
 +
 +[[Five Eyes]]
 +
 +[[Five Moral Precepts]] - [[Pancha Shila]]
 +
 +[[Five Paths]] - 1. [[Path of Accumulation]],​ 2. [[Path of Preparation]],​ 3. [[Path of Seeing]], 4. [[Path of Meditation]],​ 5. [[Path of No More Learning]]
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 +[[Five Skandhas]] - [[Pancha Skandha]]
 +
 +[[five turbidities]]
 +
 +[[Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice]] - see also [[Buddhist sect]]s, [[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]]
 +
 +
 +[[Flower Adornment Sutra]], also called [[Avatamsaka Sutra]] - see also [[Hua Yan School]]
 +
 +[[Four Applications of Mindfulness]]
 +
 +[[Four Dhyanas]]
 +
 +[[Four Formless Realms]]
 +
 +[[Fourfold Assembly]]
 +
 +[[Four Great Elements]] -  [[Air]], [[Fire]], [[Water]], [[Earth]]
 +
 +[[Four Great Vows]]
 +
 +[[Four Noble Truths]]
 +
 +[[Four Stations of Emptiness]] - see [[Four Formless Realms]]
 +
 +[[Four Unlimited Aspects of Mind]] (see also [[Four Far-Reaching Attitudes]] or [[Chatur Brahma Viharas]]
 +
 +====== 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]]
 +
 +[[ghost]]s - see [[Preta]]s, [[Bhuta]]s, see also [[Hungry Ghosts]], [[Six Realms]], [[Yaksha]]s,​ [[Rakshasa]]s,​ [[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 root]]s ([[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]]
 +
 +====== H ======
 +
 +[[Hakuin]] - see also [[Japanese Buddhism]], [[Zen]], [[Zen Master]]
 +
 +[[Han Shan]] and [[Shr-De]] ([[Bodhisattva]]s)
 +
 +[[Haribhadra]]
 +
 +[[Heart Sutra]] - see also [[Prajna Paramita Hridaya Sutra]], [[Gate Gate Paragate Parasamgate Bodhi Svaha]], [[emptiness]],​ [[Prajna]], [[Shunyata]],​ [[Five Skandhas]], [[Four Noble Truths]], [[Shariputra]]
 +
 +[[Hearer]]s - see also [[Shravaka]],​ [[Arhat]]
 +
 +[[heaven]], ​ see [[Gods]], see also [[Devi]], [[Deva]], [[Daka]], [[Dakini]], [[Vira]], [[Virini]], [[Six Paths]], [[Asura]], [[Long Life Gods]]
 +
 +[[hells]] - [[demon]]s, [[Avichi Hell]] [[Six Paths]], [[Naraka]], [[Ksitigarbha]]
 +
 +[[Heruka]] - [[Highest Yoga Tantra]] [[Gelugpa]] and [[Sakya]] [[Lineage]] [[Initiation]] - 
 +see also [[Vajrayogini]],​ [[Chakrasamvara]],​ [[Mother Tantra]]
 +
 +[[Hevajra]] - [[Highest Yoga Tantra]] [[Gelugpa]] and [[Sakya]] [[Lineage]] [[Initiation]] - see also [[Vajrayogini]],​ [[Chakrasamvara]],​ [[Mother Tantra]]
 +
 +[[Hinayana]] - see [[Mahayana and Hinayana Compared]]
 +
 +[[hungry ghost]]s - see [[six paths of rebirth]] - [[hells]], [[hungry ghosts]], [[animals]],​ [[humans]], [[asuras]], [[heavenly beings]]
 +
 +[[Honen]] - see also [[Japanese Buddhism]]
 +
 +[[Hua Yan School]] - see also [[Avatamsaka Sutra]]
 +
 +[[Hui Neng]] ([[Chan Master]]/​[[Patriarch]]) - see also [[Sixth Patriarch]]
 +
 +====== I ======
 +
 +[[ignorance]] - see also [[Avidya]] and [[Moha]], [[Three Poisons]]
 +
 +[[impermanence]] - see also [[Anitya]]
 +
 +====== J ======
 +
 +[[Jamgon Kongtrul]]
 +
 +[[Jāti]]: [[birth]], [[production]];​ [[rebirth]];​ the form of existence (as [[human]], [[animal]], etc.).
 +
 +[[jāti-maraṇa]] ([[birth and death]]). [[Jāti]]: [[birth]], [[production]];​ [[rebirth]];​ [[Maraṇa]]:​ the act of [[dying]].
 +
 +[[Jivaka]] - see also [[Ayurveda]]
 +
 +[[jealous gods]] - see also [[Asura]]
 +
 +[[Thupten Jinpa]] - [[His Holiness]] [[Dalai Lama]]'​s [[translator]]
 +====== K ======
 +
 +[[Kagyu]] - see also [[Tibetan Buddhism]]
 +
 +[[Kalachakra]] - [[Kalachakra Mantra Tenfold Powerful One]], [[Kalacakra]] with [[His Holiness]] the [[Dalai Lama]]
 +
 +[[Kaliyanamitra]] - see also [[Good and Wise Adviser]] ([[Kaliyana Mitra]], [[Lama]], ​ [[Dharma Master]], [[Tripitakacharya]],​ [[Bhikshu]],​ [[Bhikshuni]],​ [[Vajra Master]], [[Root Guru]]
 +
 +[[kalpa]] - see [[eon]]
 +
 +[[Kamalashila]]
 +
 +[[karma]] - see also [[cause and effect]] and [[causation]]
 +
 +[[Karuna]] - [[compassion]]
 +
 +[[Kaundinya]] (also called [[Ajnata Kaundinya]],​ the eldest of the [[first five disciples]] ([[Arhat]]) of [[Buddha]] [[Shakyamuni]]) - see also [[Gosok Rinpoche]]
 +
 +[[Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche]] - [[Nyingma]] [[Dzogchen]] [[Master]] [[Palyul Ling]] of [[Penor Rinpoche]]'​s organization
 +
 +[[Khenpo]] - see also [[Geshe]]
 +
 +[[Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche]]
 +
 +[[Klesha]] ([[affliction]]) - see also [[Klesha (Buddhism)]] and [[Klesha (Hinduism)]]
 +
 +[[Kshitigarbha]] ([[Bodhisattva]]) see [[Earth Store]] ([[Bodhisattva]]) [[Di Zang Wang Pu Sa]]
 +
 +[[Kukai]] - see also [[Japanese Buddhism]] and [[Shingon]]
 +
 +[[Kumarajiva]] ([[Tripitaka Master]]) - see also [[translator]]
 +
 +====== L ======
 +
 +[[Lama]] - see also [[Guru]], [[Good and Wise Adviser]] - see also([[Kaliyana Mitra]] or [[Kaliyanamitra]],​ [[Dharma Master]], [[Tripitakacharya]],​ [[Bhikshu]],​ [[Bhikshuni]],​ [[Vajra Master]], [[Root Guru]]
 +
 +[[Lama Tsong Khapa]] - [[Tsong Khapa]] - [[Losang Drakpa]] - see also [[Lamrim]], [[Kadampa]],​ [[Lama Tsongkhapa]],​ [[Tsongkhapa]],​ [[Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga]] - [[Ganden Lha Gyema]] - [[Guru Yoga]]
 +
 +[[Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga]] - [[Ganden Lha Gyema]] - [[Guru Yoga]]
 +
 +[[Lama Zopa Rinpoche]] - see also [[Lama Yeshe]], [[Gelug]], [[FPMT]], [[Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition]],​ [[Lawudo Lama]]
 +
 +[[Lamrim]]
 +
 +[[Lao Zi]] - see also [[Tao Te Ching]]
 +
 +[[liberating living beings]] - see also [[vegetarian]] and [[vegan]], [[sentient beings]], [[mother sentient beings]], [[suffering]]
 +
 +[[lineage]] - see also [[Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice]], [[Four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism]]
 +
 +[[Ling Rinpoche]] - [[His Holiness Yongdzin Ling Dorjechang]]
 +
 +[[living beings]] - [[sentient beings]], [[mother sentient beings]]
 +
 +[[Lojong]] - [[Mind Training]] - [[Eight Verses for Training the Mind]] by [[Kadampa Geshe]] [[Langri Tangpa]] ​
 +
 +[[Longchen Rapjampa]] - see also [[Dzogchen]],​ also [[Gosok Rinpoche]]
 +
 +[[Losang Drakpa]] - see [[Lama Tsong Khapa]] - [[Tsong Khapa]] - [[Lama Tsongkhapa]] ​
 +
 +[[Lotus posture]], [[Lotus pose]] or [[Padmasana]]
 +
 +* [[Lotus Sutra]] - [[Dharma Flower Sutra]] and [[Threefold Lotus Sutra]], see also 
 +[[Tian Tai]], [[Daimoku]] - [[Nam Myoho Renge Kyo]], [[Nichiren]],​ [[Japanese Buddhism]], [[Bhakti]]
 +
 +[[love]] ​ - see also [[Maitri]], [[Loving Kindness]], [[Four Unlimited Minds]]
 +
 +====== M ======
 +
 +[[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 [[demon]]s
 +
 +[[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 Paramitas]] -- [[dhyana 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 [[wp>​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 [[hell]]s, [[demon]]s, [[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]]
 +
 +====== O ======
 +
 +[[offering]]s
 +
 +[[Om Ah Hum]]
 +
 +[[One Hundred Dharmas]]
 +
 +One [[Thousand Hands and Eyes]]
 +
 +[[ordination]]
 +
 +[[Outflows]]
 +
 +====== P ======
 +
 +[[Padmasambhava]] - see also [[Yeshe Tsogyel]]
 +
 +[[Phabongkha Rinpoche]]
 +
 +[[Pali]] - see also [[Theravada]] and [[Sanskrit]]
 +
 +[[Pandit]]
 +
 +[[Paramita]] - [[Perfection]]
 +
 +[[Patanjali]] - see also [[Yoga Sutras of Patanjali]]
 +
 +[[Patrul Rinpoche]]
 +
 +[[Penor Rinpoche]]
 +
 +[[polluted thoughts]]
 +
 +[[Prajna]] - [[Wisdom]], [[Shunyata]]
 +
 +[[Pratyekabuddha]],​ also called [[Solitary Realizer]]
 +
 +[[Prayers for Teachings]] - [[Tibetan Gelugpa Prayers for Teachings]] - [[Tibetan Sakya Prayers for Teachings]],​ [[Chinese Prayers for Teachings]]
 +
 +[[precept]]s see [[Moral Precepts]]
 +
 +* [[Preliminary Practice]] - [[Ngondro]]
 +
 +[[prostration]] - see [[bowing]], [[repentance]],​ [[confession]],​ [[Thirty-five Confession Buddhas]], [[bowing]], [[Prostrations to the 35 Buddhas]], [[Da Bei Chan]]
 +
 +[[Puja]] - [[Buddhist Pujas and Sadhanas]], see also [[Sadhana]]
 +
 +[[Punya]] - see [[Blessings]] - [[Merit]], [[Two Collections]],​ [[Two Accumulations]] ​
 +
 +[[Pure Land]]
 +
 +[[Pure Land School]] - see [[Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice]]
 +
 +[[Purifying the Place]] - [[Tantric Practice]] - [[Guru Yoga]]
 +====== Q ======
 +
 +[[Qing Liang]] [[Cheng Guan]] (National [[Master]])
 +
 +[[Qi]] - [[Chi]] or [[Prana]] - see also [[Agni]]
 +
 +
 +====== R ======
 +
 +[[ranking the teachings]]
 +
 +[[Reality Source]] - [[Dharmodaya]],​ see also [[Vajrayogini]],​ [[emptiness]]
 +
 +[[rebirth]] - see also [[reincarnation]],​ [[Six Paths]]
 +
 +[[Refuge with the Triple Jewel]] - [[Safe Direction]]
 +
 +[[reincarnation]] - see also [[rebirth]] ​
 +
 +[[Relic]]s - also called [[Sharira]],​ see also [[Relic Tour]]
 +
 +[[Repentance]] - see also [[confession]],​ [[prostration]],​ [[Thirty-five Confession Buddhas]], [[bowing]], [[Prostrations to the 35 Buddhas]], [[Da Bei Chan]]
 +
 +[[Respect Dharma Texts]] - [[Terms of Use of Dharma Texts]]
 +
 +[[Rigpa]]
 +
 +[[Rinpoche]] - see also [[Geshe]], [[Khenpo]], [[Khenshur]],​ [[Tulku]]
 +
 +[[Root Downfall]] - see [[Bodhisattva Root Downfall]] and [[Tantric Root Downfall]], and [[Tantric Vows]] and [[Bodhisattva Vows]], see also [[Samaya]] and [[commitment]] and [[vows]]
 +
 +[[Root Tantra]]
 +
 +====== 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 Paramitas]] -- [[dhyana 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 [[Relic]]s, see also [[Relic Tour]]
 +
 +[[Shastra]] - see also [[Commentary]],​ [[Oral Commentary]],​ [[Tripitaka]],​ [[Tripitakacharya]],​ [[Sutra]]
 +
 +* [[Lotus Sutra]] - see [[Dharma Flower Sutra]] and [[Threefold Lotus Sutra]], see also 
 +[[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]] ([[Bodhisattva]]s)
 +
 +[[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]]
 +
 +====== U ======
 +
 +[[Universal Worthy]] ([[Bodhisattva]]) - see [[Samantabhadra]]
 +
 +[[Upasaka]] - [[male]] [[lay person]] [[cultivator]] - see also [[Yogi]], [[Dharma Protector]],​ [[Fourfold Sangha]]
 +
 +[[Upasika]] - [[female]] [[lay person]] [[cultivator]] - see also [[Yogini]], [[Dharma Protector]],​ [[Fourfold Sangha]]
 +
 +[[Upaya]] [[Paramita]] - see also [[Ten Perfections]],​ [[Dasha Paramita]], [[Sixth Perfection]]
 +
 +[[Upeksha]] - [[Letting Go]], [[Surrender]],​ [[Renunciation]],​ [[Detachment]],​ [[Equanimity]],​ [[Giving]]
 +
 +====== V ======
 +
 +[[Vajra]] - [[Dorje]] - add [[symbolism]]
 +
 +[[Vajrayana]] - see also [[Tantra]], [[Tantrayana]],​ [[Mantra]], [[Dharani]],​ [[Bija Mantra]], and [[True Words]], [[Mandala]],​ [[Secret School]], [[Five Types of Buddhist Study and Practice]]-Mysteries
 +
 +[[Vajra Sutra]] ([[Diamond Sutra]], [[Prajna Paramita Sutra]], [[Diamond Cutter Sutra]] - see also [[emptiness]],​ [[Three Spheres of Giving]], [[Vajra Sutra quotes]]
 +
 +[[Vajradhara]] [[Buddha]] (Blue - see [[BhaisajyaGuru]] or [[Akshobhya]]) - see also [[Akanishta]] [[Buddha Land]], [[Vajra Division]], [[Vajra Kula]]
 +
 +[[Vajradharma]] [[Buddha]] (Red - see [[Amitabha]] or [[Amitayus]]) - see also [[Sukhavati]] [[Buddha Land]], [[Land of Ultimate Bliss]], [[Lotus Division]], [[Padma Kula]]
 +
 +[[Vajrapani]] [[Bodhisattva]] - [[Lord of the Secrets]] - see also [[Bodhisattva]]
 +
 +[[Vajrasattva]] - [[Essence of All Buddhas]], see also [[Vajrasattva Mantra]], [[Hundred Syllable Mantra]]
 +
 +[[Vajrayogini]] Female [[Buddha]] - see also [[Heruka]], [[Mother Tantra]], [[Female Buddha]], [[Chakrasamvara]],​ [[Anuttara Yoga Tantra]]
 +
 +[[Vasubandhu]] ([[Bodhisattva]]) [42] - see also [[Asanga]]
 +
 +[[Vegetarianism]] [43] - see [[vegetarian]],​ [[vegan]], [[liberating living beings]]
 +
 +[[Vikramashila]] [[Monastery]]
 +
 +[[vimala]]
 +
 +[[Vimalakirti Sutra]]
 +
 +[[Vimuktisena]]
 +
 +[[vipasana]] - [[special insight]] ([[prajna paramita]]) – the [[mind]] that [[conjoin]]s with [[calm abiding]] ([[shamatha]] or [[dhyana samadhi]]) to really [[know]] an [[object]].
 +
 +
 +[[Vinaya]] - see also [[Moral Precepts]], [[Monk Vows]], [[Pratimoksha]],​ [[Bhikshu]],​ [[Bhikshuni]],​ [[Monastery]]
 +
 +[[Vinaya]] [[school]]
 +
 +[[vow]]s - See also [[Maha Pranidhana]],​ [[Eighth Perfection]],​ [[Great Vows]], [[Ksitigarbha]],​ [[Great Vows Bodhisattva]],​ [[Bodhisattva Vows]], [[Tantric Vows]], [[Samaya]], [[Commitment]]
 +
 +
 +====== W ======
 +
 +[[Merit]]/​[[Merit]] and [[virtue]] - see also [[Blessings]],​ [[Punya]], [[Two Collections]],​ [[Two Accumulations]]
 +[[way]] see [[Middle Way]]
 +
 +[[Way Place]] - see also [[Monastery]],​ [[Temple]], [[Stupa]], ​
 +
 +[[world system]]s - see also [[cosmology]]
 +
 +[[Wheel of Sharp Weapons]] by [[Dharmarakshita]]
 +
 +[[Word of the Buddha]] - [[Skt.]] //​[[Buddhavacana]]//;​ [[Tib.]] [[ བཀའ་]],​ //ka//; [[Wyl.]] //​bka’// ​
 +====== Y ======
 +
 +[[Yamantaka]] - [[Vajrabhairava]],​ see also [[Manjushri]],​ [[Highest Yoga Tantra]], [[Wrathful Manjushri]] [[Bodhisattva]],​ [[Arapachana]],​ [[A Ra Pa Cha Na]]
 +
 +[[Yeshe Tsogyel]] - see also [[Padmasambhava]],​ and [[Machig Lapdron]] ​
 +
 +[[Yogachara]] see [[Consciousness-Only School]]
 +
 +[[Yoga Sutras of Patanjali]] - see also [[Patanjali]]
 +
 +[[Yoga Tantra]] - see [[Tantra]], [[Four Classes of Tantra]], [[Vajrayana]]
 +
 +[[Yogi]] / [[Yogin]] ([[rnal 'byor pa]]). [[Tantric practitioner]]. ​
 +
 +[[Yogic]] ([[rnal 'byor gyi]]) - Of, or pertaining to, [[Vajrayana]] [[practice]].
 +
 +[[Yogini]] / [[Yogi]] - see also [[Daka]] / [[Dakini]], [[Tantra]], [[Vajrayana]]
 +
 +[[Yojana]] - see also [[measurement]]
 +
 +[[Yunmen]] - see [[Chan]], [[Zen]]
 +
 +====== X ======
 +
 +[[Xuan Zang]] ([[Tripitaka Master]])
 +
 +====== Z ======
 +
 +[[Zen]] see [[Chan School]]
 +
 +[[Zhi Yi]] ([[Venerable]])
 +
 +[[Zhong Guo]]
 +
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