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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meaning clear light

don gyi ö sel (Tib); don gyi ‘od gsal (Wyl)

The direct realization of emptiness that is conjoined with the pure illusory body in the completion stage of Highest Yoga Tantra to become the union of no more learning, the direct precursor to enlightenment. See also clear light, example clear light and union of clear light and illusory body.