This glossary contains an alphabetical list of Buddhist terms that you may find on this website. Many of the terms now include phoneticized Sanskrit (Skt) as well as two forms of Tibetan—the phonetic version (Tib), which is a guide to pronunciation, and transliteration using the Wylie method (Wyl). Search for the term you want by entering it in the search box or browse through the listing by clicking on the letters below.

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Heaven of Thirty-three

Trayastrimsha (Skt); sum chu tsa sum gyi nä (Tib); sum cu rtsa gsum gyi gnas (Wyl)

The highest of the god realm abodes in Buddhist cosmology; it is atop Mount Meru and ruled by Indra.