Glossary of Buddhist Terms

Abhidharma (Tib. chö mgön pa) The Buddhist teachings are often divided into the Tripitaka: the Sutras (teachings of the Buddha), the Vinaya (teachings on conduct or moral ethic), and the Abhidharma which is an extensive analysis of phenomena. With respect to mental states and factors, the Abhidharma, for example, lists the 100 states of the […]