APPENDIXA

Glossary

Adonai A Hebrew name for God, which can be roughly translated as “Lord.”

autogenic training A method of learning how to promote your own mental and physical healing from within; auto refers to “self” or “from within,” and genic refers to “generating” or “developing.”

bodhicitta The motivation of a bodhisattva, including both the aspiration for complete enlightenment and buddhahood in order to benefit all beings and infinite, unconditional love and compassion for those beings.

bodhisattva Someone who commits to doing whatever is required to attain buddhahood (full awakening and liberation) for the sake of all beings, even if the process of awakening takes many lifetimes.

buddha A being who has awakened to the true nature of ...

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