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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Serlingpa (Tib)

Suvarnadvipa Dharmakirti (Skt); gser gling pa (Wyl)

A renowned tenth century Sumatran master and the main teacher of Lama Atisha, who travelled to Sumatra and studied thought transformation with Serlingpa for twelve years.