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John says: As threatened in my speech last week, I’m posting the following little list of very basic terms for which I’d really like to find a coherent set of English words to use in the context of the buddha-nature teachings. I have included a few common renderings and some random jottings, and would be most grateful for any suggestions (even negative ones) or other forms of input: clues, references, definitions, whatever. Thanks!

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Question from John: Do any of you have information that might be useful for a young friend, likely to end up as a Padmakara translator, who has been advised by the lamas to go and study more Tibetan in India or Nepal? He is French but almost bilingually English, and has already done 2 years’ Tibetan in Paris.