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"Alaya" is a 1987 short film directed by Nathaniel Dorsky.

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Google previewThe Buddhist Teaching of Totality (2013)

The Philosophy of Hwa Yen Buddhism by Garma C C Chang

Alaya means the “storehouse," implying that this consciousness contains and preserves all the potential psychic energy within  ;...

Google previewEconomy, Culture, and Civil War in Sri Lanka (2004)

by Deborah Winslow, Michael D. Woost

The phrase jaatika alaya means love of the nation and is also synonymous with love of the race, here the Sinhala race. The nation, imagined from the site of state betrayal, was Ethnic Violence through Life Histories of Participants 147.

Google previewNew Orleans (2009)

A Bilingual Cultural Encyclopedia by Maria Elena Amador

JAMBALAYA = RICE WITH HAM: According to the traditional lore, this word has two origins: French for the rice cooked with ham (jambon means ham) and African (alaya means rice). There are different recipes for this traditional dish.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Reincarnation and Karma (2010)

by Norman C. McClelland

Alayavijnana. Alaya means womb or storehouse, while vijnana means consciousness and in the Vi- jnanavada (Way of Consciousness) School of Buddhist philosophy it is the eighth and highest level ofconsciousness. It is not consciousness ...

Google previewStudies in the Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra (1999)

One of the Most Important Texts of Mahayana Buddhism, in which Almost All Its Principal Tenets are Presented, Including the Teaching of Zen by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki

Alaya means a storage-house (tsang, Jj£ in Chinese) where all kinds of goods are kept in storage, and it is the Alayavij Sana's function to store up all the memory (vdsand) of one's thoughts, affections, desires, and deeds. The seeds ( toja) thus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Religion: A-F (2005)

Alaya : An abode, a refuge, the universal soul or self of all beings, 'man its crystal ray.' Alaya consciousness : The fundamental consciousness of all sentient beings . As defined by the Yogacara School, Alaya means the "storehouse", implying ;...

Google previewBuddhism and Indian Civilization (2004)

by R.K. Pruthi

Alaya Consciousness The fundamental consciousness of all sentient beings. As defined by the Yogacara School, Alaya means the "storehouse";. Implying that this consciousness contains and preserves all past memories and potential psychic ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia metropolitana, or, Universal dictionary of knowledge (1845)

comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Alaya is the capital of a pashalik, although its present importance is by no means considerable. The streets and houses are all described as wearing the appearance of wretchedness. It has but few mosques, and these sufficiently mean.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

ALAYA, that shut its gates against Antiocbus, after the sub~ Am, a river of Germany, which falls into the Au; — mission of every other fortress in Cilicia, according to Rhine, about two leagues W.N.W. of Qurlash, ~ALIL the testimony of Livy; and ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Zen Buddhism (2002)

by Helen Josephine Baroni

Alaya. Consciousness. (J. Arayashiki) The storehouse consciousness, the eighth and deepest level of consciousness in the Yogachara (Hosso) schema of human psychology ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana (1831)

A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time; Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford

The principal rivers are the Mississippi, Red, Ouachitta, Black, Tensaw, Sabine, Calcasiu, Mennentau, Vermilion, Atchaf- alaya , ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia Of Himalayas (5 Vols. Set) (2008)

by Ramesh Chandra Bisht

The Himalaya Deriving from the Sanskrit (him snow, alaya abode), the Himalaya consists of a collection of massive mountain ranges rising abruptly from the midlands, extending beyond Nepal across Bhutan in the east, and into Pakistan in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (2009)

by Ian Chilvers, John Glaves-Smith

and spirituality, and the rose has many symbolic associations: in 1904 an exhibition called the Crimson Rose or Scarlet Rose (Alaya Roza) had been held in Saratov, Borisov-Musatov's home town, and the Blue Rose was a successor to this.


lllAr ALAYA ; the western branch of the mouth . { lit Mwssippi, which runs into St Bernard's bay. CHAGAING,orCHAGONG ; a town of Birmah, □ tie ml butk of the Irrawaddy, opposite to ...

Google previewIndo-European and its closest relatives. 2. Lexicon (2002)

by Joseph Harold Greenberg

Middle Mongolian xalagan, Written Mongolian alaya(n), Khalkha aiga, Kalmyk аЬсэп, Dagur xalsg, Monguor xaJca. Proto- Tungus *palrja, *paliija (Benzing 45), Nanai pajqa, Manchu falaij- Gu, Ulch pana, Negidal xanija, Orok xaga, Even ...

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