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Introduction to Sera Monastery
by José Ignacio Cabezón
January 1, 2001
Section 2 of 2

Glossary

Note: The glossary is organized into sections according to the main language of each entry. The first section contains Tibetan words organized in Tibetan alphabetical order. To jump to the entries that begin with a particular Tibetan root letter, click on that letter below. Columns of information for all entries are listed in this order: THL Extended Wylie transliteration of the term, THL Phonetic rendering of the term, the English translation, the Sanskrit equivalent, the Chinese equivalent, associated dates, and the type of term. To view the glossary sorted by any one of these rubrics, click on the corresponding label (such as “Phonetics”) at the top of its column.

Ka | Kha | Ga | Nga | Ta | Da | Pa | Ba | Ma | Tsa | Tsha | Zha | Ya | Ra | La | Sa | Ha | Sanskrit | Chinese
Ka
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
sku rim grwa tshang kurim dratsangtantric ritual    Term 
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Kha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
khang tshan khangtsenregional house    Term 
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Ga
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
gung ru rgyal mtshan bzang po Gungru Gyeltsen Zangpo   1383-1450 Person 
grwa rgyun dragyüncontinuing monk    Term 
grwa tshang dratsangcollege    Term 
grwa sa drasagreat monastery    Term 
gling kha lingkhafraternity    Term 
dga’ ldan chos ’khor Ganden Chönkhor    monastery 
dge lugs Geluk    organization 
dge bshes geshé    Term 
rgya Gya    organization 
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Nga
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
sngags pa NgakpaTantric    organization 
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Ta
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
steng Teng    organization 
stod     organization 
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Da
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
gdan sa densaseat    Term 
ldob ldob dopdoppunk-monk    Term 
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Pa
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
dpe cha ba pechawatextualist    Term 
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Ba
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
byams chen chos rje shā kya ye shes Jamchen Chöjé Shakya Yeshé   1354-1435 Person 
byes     organization 
bla kha bcu LakhachuCouncil of Ten Lamas    organization 
bla ma lama    Term 
dbu ma rtsa shes Uma TsashéRoot Verses on the Middle Way Mūlamadhyamakakārikā   Text 
dbu ma lha khang Uma LhakhangMadhyamaka Temple    building 
’brom steng Dromteng    organization 
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Ma
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
dmangs gtso bdag gnyer u yon lhan khang mangtso daknyer uyön lhenkhangdemocratic board    Term 
smad     organization 
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Tsa
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
tsang pa khang tshan Tsangpa Khangtsen    building 
tsong kha pa Tsongkhapa   1357-1419 Person 
gtsang Tsang    place 
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Tsha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
tshe smon gling Tsemönling    monastery 
tshogs chen TsokchenGreat Assembly Hall    building 
mtshan nyid grwa tshang tsennyi dratsangphilosophical college    Term 
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Zha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
gzhi dgon zhigönhome monastery    Term 
gzhi bdag dge gnyen zhigönLayman Lord of the Place    buddhist deity 
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Ya
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
yan lag gi dgon pa yenlakgyi gönpabranch monastery    Term 
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Ra
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
rigs pa’i rgya mtsho Rikpé GyatsoThe Ocean of Reasoning    Text 
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La
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
lwa ba khang tshan Lawa Khangtsen    building 
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Sa
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
se ra Sera    monastery 
se ra dgon Sera GönSera Monastery    monastery 
se ra chos lding Sera Chöding    monastery 
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Ha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
lha sa Lhasa    place 
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Sanskrit
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
  nāgārjuna   Person 
  madhyamaka   Doxographical Category 
  tantra   Term 
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Chinese
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
   shang  place 
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