Anutseka: Not being proud of one's own achievement or attainments.
Anuvichi-bhashana: Speaking in accordance with scriptural injunctions.
Anuvratas: Minor vows pertaining only to laypeople
Anuyoga: Exposition; a group of postcanonical texts
Anvaya: Concomitance in agreement
Anvayadharma: Quality
Anyatarasiddha: Unproved for either of the two
Anyathanupapatti: Logical impossibility in the absence of the other
Anyatva anupreksha: Sepatateness. Otherness. The world, my relations and friends, my body, and mind, they are all distinct and separate from my real self.
Apadhyana: Thinking ill of others.
Apara (Samgrahanaya): Non-ultimate (generic)
Aparamarthika: Empirical
Aparigraha: Nonpossession
Aparinamin: Unchanging
Aparyapti: Undevelopable; Incapable of developing the body fully.
Aparyavasita (Srutajnana): Having no end
Apavartana: Energy that hastens the time and decreases the intensity of karmic fruition
Apaya: Perceptual judgment
Apayavicaya: Contemplation on the means by which beings can be saved
Apo-kayika: Water-bodies
Apradhanacarya: Nominal acarya
Apramanatva: Invalidity
Apramatta-virata: Restraint not vitiated by carelessness, the seventh gunasthana
Apramatva: Non-organ of knowledge
Aprapyakaritva: The quality of acting from distance
Apratipatina: Non-extinguishing
Apratita: Neither known
Apratya Vekshita: Putting down a thing without seeing.
Apratyakhyana-kriya: not renouncing what ought to be renounced.
Apratyakhyanavarana: Obstructors of partial renunciation
Apratyakhyanavaraniya: Partial vow-preventing passions including anger, pride, deceit and greed.
Aprayojaka: Immaterial
Apta: Authentic
Apta-vacana: Statement of an authentic personality
Apurva-karana: The process by which the soul attains to an unprecedented degree of purity
Arahamta: Prakrit for arhat
Arambha: Commencement of a thing - compare attempt in Criminal Law.
Arambha-tyaga: Abandonment of merely worldly engagements and occupations.
Arambhatyaga-pratima: The eighth stage in which a layman withdraws from all professional commitments
Arambhaya-himsa: Violence occurring either accidentally or through the performance of an acceptable occupation
Arapa: Hot light; radiant heat; possessed of a brilliant body, which is hot to others but not to the possessor, as the gross radiant earth bodied beings in the sun.
Arati: Displeasure in regard to sense activities dissatisfaction.
  The lamp-waving ceremony
Arcana: Worship
Ardha naracha samhanana: Semi-unbreakable joints and bones.
Ardha-phalaka: Loincloth worn by Svetambara monks
Ardha-pudgala-paravartana-kala: The amount of time required for a soul to take in and use up half of the available karmic matter in the universe
Arghya: Respectful offering
Arham: Identical to arhat
Arhat: Worthy to worship; an epithet of one who has attained kevalajnana; a synonym for kevalin
Arhat Kevali: Omniscient Lord
Arhat-Bhakti: Devotion to Arhats or Omniscient Lords.
Arihamta: A variant for arahamta
Arpitanaya: Implied point of view
Arpitanayabhasa: False implied point of view
Artha: Meaning of a word
Artha (Kaladigata): Object
Artha-kriya: Exercise of casual efficiency
Artha-kriyasamartha: Capable of performing any action
Artha-naya: Point of view of meaning
Artha-nayabhasa: False point of view of meaning
Artha-paryaya: Mode of the object
Artha-prapakatva: Conveyance of the sense
Artha-pratipadaka: Support of truth
Artha-samvedana: Manifested in the statement
Arthavagraha (Matijnana): Object-awareness
Arupi-ajiva: The four insentient, formless dravyas
Aryika: Nuns of the Digambara sect
Asad guna udbhavana: proclaiming in oneself the good qualities which one does not possess.
Asamgrahika (Naigamanaya): Non-generic
Asamjni: Unable to reason about spiritual matters
Asamkhyata: Innumerable
Asamprapta sripatika samhanana: Loosely jointed bones.
Asamyama: Nonrestraint
Asankyatanu-Vargana: Innumerable-atoms-molecule
Asarira: Free from embodiment; a siddha
Asat-khyati: Knowledge of a non-existent thing
Asata-vedaniya: Pain-feeling; that which brings pain. The inflow of pain-bringing-feeling
Asata, Asatavedaniya: Experience of pain
Asatana: Disrespect
Asatavedaniya: Unpleasant-feeling
Asatpratipaksatva: Non-conclusive
Asatva: Non-existence
Asatya: Lying
Asatya mana: False mind
Asatya-Vachana: FALSE
Ascarya: Extraordinary event
Asharana anupreksha: Unprotectiveness; helplessness. The soul is unprotected from the fruition of karmas. Death, pain, pleasure, success, failure are the necessary results of our acts in this or past lives.
Ashrava: Inflow
  The attraction of good or bad matter by the soul in virtue of its mental, vocal, or bodily activity.
Ashrava anupreksa: Inflow. The inflow of karma is the cause of my mudane existence and it is the product of passions, etc.
Ashubha: Ugly (body).
Ashubha-nama: A Bad-body-making karma
Ashuchi anupreksha: Impurity. The body is impure and dirty.
Asi: Sword; government
Asiddha (Hetvabhasa): Non-existence
Asiddhata: Unproved state
Asiddhatva: Non-existent
Asiddhi: Whose existence cannot be proved
Aspasta: Indistinct
Asrava: Karmic influx
  activities inviting the karmic matter into the soul.
Asraya: Substratum
Astanga: Eight limbs (of samyak-darsana)
Asteya: Not stealing
Asthira: (unsteady circulation of blood, etc.).
Asti-kaya: Having extension
Astikya: Affirmation
Astitva: Existence
Asubha-karma: Unwholesome karma
Asva: Horse
Aticara: Infractions committed by accident
Atidesavakya: Analogical sentence
Atisaya-ksetra: Places where miraculous events associated with great monks have occurred
Atithi-samvibhaga: Sharing with (ascetic) guests
  Taking a vow to take one's food only after feeding the ascetivs with a part of it.
Ativyapti: Undesirable extension
Atma ninda: denouncing one's self
Atma prashansa: Praising oneself
Atman: Soul; self
Atmanubhava: Abiding in one's own nature
Atmarthatva: Meant for the self
Atmarupa (Kaladigata): Form
Atmasad-guna uchchhadana: not proclaiming one's own good qualities.
Attara guna: A kind of production of the dependance relating to the non-soul, i.e., production of books, pictures, statues, etc.
Audarika: Physical
  The physical body of all men and animals.
Audarika mishra: Physical with karmic.
Audarikasarira: Gross-body of Lord
Aupapadika: Born spontaneously
Aupasamika: Subsidence
Aushbha: Awkward.
Avadhi (Jnana): Clairvoyance
Avadhi-darshanavarana: Visual-conation-obscuring.
Avadhi-jnanavarana: Visual-knowledge-obscuring
Avadhidarsana: The indistinct type of awareness preceding avadhijnana
Avadhijnana: Supermundane knowledge such as clairvoyance
Avagaha: Penetrability
Avagraha (Matijnana): Determinate perception
Avaharana: Distinguishing
Avaktavya: Indescribable
Avamaudarya: Eating only a very small portion of food
Avamodarya: Eating less than one's fill, or less than one has appetite for--external austerity.
Avantara samanya: General substance
Avapodvapa: Elimination and addition
Avarana: The veil
Avarana ksaya: Destruction of veil
Avaraniya: Obscuring
Avarnavada: Causes the right-belief-deluding karmic matter(Darshana).
Avasarpini: Descending round
  Regressive half-cycle
Avashyaka-parihari: Not neglecting one's six important daily duties
Avastu-nirbhasa: Dealing with no object
Avasyaka: Essential duty
Avaya (Matijnana): Perceptual judgment
Avayava: Part
Avicyuti: Absence of lapse
Avidya: Ignorance
Avinayeshu: Those who are uncivil or ill-behaved. ??????
Avipaka-nirjara: Inducing a karma to leave the soul by means of a contrary karma, or by means of ascetic practices.
Avirata: Vowlessness, non-renunciation. Vowlessness.
Avirati: Nonrestraint
Aviruddhanupalabdhi (Hetu): Non-availability of non-contradictory
Aviruddhopalabdhi (Hetu): Availability of non-contradictory
Avisamvadakatva: Non-discrepancy
Avisvagbhava: All-pervasiveness
Aviveka: Lack of discrimination
Avrta: Obscured
Avyakta: Indeterminate
Avyaktaksara: Indistinct sound
Ayaga-pata: Votive slabs
Ayariya: Prakrit for acarya
Ayashah kirti: Notoriety; bringing bad name, even if one does good actions.
Ayoga-kevalin: The fourteenth gunasthana, attained by the kevalin when, in the instant before death, all his activities cease
Ayu: Age-karma
Ayu-karma: Karma that determines the span of a given lifetime