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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impermanence

anitya (Skt); mi tag pa (Tib); mi rtag pa (Wyl)

The gross and subtle levels of the transience of phenomena. The moment things and events come into existence, their disintegration has already begun.