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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pervasive compounding suffering

samskara-duhkhata (Skt); khyab pa du je kyi dug ngäl (Tib); khyab par'du byed kyi sdug bsngal (Wyl)

The most subtle of the three types of suffering, it refers to the nature of the five aggregates, which are contaminated by karma and delusions.