Glossary of Terms and Phrases

10 Fetters

10 Paramis | Perfections

3 Characteristics of Existence

3 Greats | Great Compassion, Wisdom, Action

3 Pillars of Dhamma

3 Poisons | Defilements

3 Refuges

37 Factors of Awakening

4 Bases of Power

4 Brahmaviharas

4 Foundations

4 Noble Truths

5 Aggregates

5 Faculties

5 Hindrances

5 Precepts

5 Things Leading to Awakening

7 Factors of Enlightenment

8 Worldly Winds | Dhammas

8-Fold Path

Appreciative Joy

Aversion

Bhikku | Bhikkuni

Bodhicitta

Bodhisatta

Buddha Nature

Compassion

Conceit

Concentration

Conceptual or Mental Proliferation

Cultivation

Delusion

Dependent Origination

Dhamma | Dharma

Dukkah | duhkha

Enlightenment

Equanimity

Feeling Tones

Generosity

Heavenly or Divine Messengers

Impermanence

Insight

Investigation

Kalyana-mitta

Loving-Kindness

Mahāyāna

Meditation | Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness

Mindfulness of Breathing

Nirvana | Nibanna

Not-self

Pali Canon

Renunciation | Letting Go

Right Action

Right Concentration

Right Effort

Right Intention

Right Livelihood

Right Mindfulness

Right Speech

Right View

Saṃsāra

Spiritual Urgency

Theravāda

Tipitaka

Tranquility

Unwholesome Mental Factors

Vipassanā

Wholesome Mental Factors

samyojana

paramis/paramitas

annica = impermance, dukkha = unsatisfactoriness, anatta = not self

karuṇā, paññā, kammanta

dana, sila, bhavana, sati

kilesas

tiratana

bodhipakkhiyā dhammā

pancabalani

metta, karuna, mudita, upekkha

cattāro satipaṭṭhānā

cattāri ariyasaccāni

khandhas

indriya

kleśas

pañca-sila

satta bojjhaṅgā

aṭṭha-loka-dhamma

ariya-magga

Arahant

Bhikku | Bhikkuni

Bodhicitta

Bodhisattva

Siddhattha Gotama

samadhi

papañca

Bhāvanā

paṭiccasamuppada

upekkhā, tatramajjhattatā

Vedanā

Devaduta

Vipassana

dhamma vicaya

rupa jhanas

bhavana

anapanasati

nibbana

Tipitaka

Nekkhamma

sammá-kammanta

samma-samadhi

sammappadhana

sammá-sankappa

sammá–ájíva

samma-sati

sammá-vácá

samma-ditthi

sīla

samvega

Passaddhi

Vipassanā

paññā