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Schlagintweit, Emil
Buddhism in Tibet: illustrated by literary documents and objects — Leipzig, 1863

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The names of the authors quoted in the text have been excluded, as
the various publications on Buddhism have been enumerated, in the alpha-
betical order of the editors, in the Appendix "Literature," pp. 331-69.

The Tibetan terms are given in native characters, and exact translitera-
tion in the Appendix "Glossary," pp. 371-93. Terms of more frequent
occurrence and greater importance have been referred to in this Index

Adi Buddha, the supreme and eternal

Buddha, 50.
Alaya, or soul, the basis of every thing,

39, 44.
Alphabet used for transcription, XI.
Amitabha, the Dhyiini Buddha, corre-
sponding to Sakyamuni, 52, 84.—

Atlas, Plate III.
Amitayus, a name given to Amitabha

when implored for longevity, 98,

Amrita, the water of life, 114.
Amulets, 174.
Anagamin, the beings who have entered

the third of the four paths leading

to Nirvana, 27.
Anupadaka, a name designative of the

Dhjiini Buddhas, 51.

Arhat, the beings who, by having en-
tered the highest of the four paths
leading to Nirvana, have gained
emancipation from re-birth and
acquired supernatural faculties, 27,
44, 127.

Arrows, used in ceremonies, 260, 261,
270.—A drawing occurs on Plate XX
of the Atlas.

Aryasanga, an Indian priest, 32, 39.

Astrologers, 156.

Astrology and astrological arts, 273,290.

Astrological tables, for indicating lucky
and unlucky periods, 293;—for di-
rections in important undertakings,
304; — consulted in eases of sick-
ness, 313;—for marriage, 315. Atlas,
Plates XIX, XX.

Asuras, evil spirits, 92.