~ Jagad Guru Chris Butler (Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa)

asraya-tattva
an eternal associate of the Lord who is the divine shelter principle for the conditioned souls. The jiva must, take shelter of a raganuga devotee in his specific rasa to enter the eternal pastimes of the Lord.
asraya-vigraha
Srimati Radharani, the residenccof the Lord's spiritual love; the jiva must never consider himself to inherit the unique position of asraya-vigrah; even thinking about it will make him egoistic; the pure jivas' existence in the spiritual world is to remain always subservient to Srimati Radharani.
asta-kaliya-lila
the eightfold three-hourly eternal pastimes of Sri-Sri Radha and Krsna in Vraja; the subject of meditation for the advanced devotees.
asta-sakhis
the principal eight dedicated and beloved cowherd s (gopis) who serve Srimati Radharani. They are Lalita, Visakha, Campaklata, Tungavidya, Indulckha, Rangadevi and Sudevi.
asta-sattvika-vikara
eight varieties of ecstatic symptoms manifest by pure devotees, and sometimes even Lord Krsna Himself, while informing their pastimes. They are paralysis, perspiration, horripilation (goosebumps), loss of voice, trembling, devastation (swooning), pallor and crying.
asvamedha atma-nivedana
a Vedic ritualistic sacrifice. the surrender of the soul to the Lord or His representative, the guru; one of the nine principal limbs of devotional service.
atmarama
the self-satisfied transcendentalists who have surpassed material nature; even such liberated persons are attracted to the service of the Supreme Lord.
audasinya
apathetic devotional service, meaning a lack of fixed resolve in sadhana.
aulas
one of the thirteen false branches of devotees who claim to be followers of Lord Caitanya, but are actually attached to material activities.
avidya mahamaya
nescience; Sri Krsna's external energy.
bamya-bhavi
the mood of a liberal, or left-wing, gopi—flamboyant and possessive—exemplified by Srimati Radharani.
basanthana vasantha
the devotee's transcendental sentiment of place of residence in Goloka Vrndavana.
baulas
one of the thirteen false branches of devotees who claim to be followers of Lord Caitanya, but are actually attached to material activities.
bayasa
the devotee's transcendental sentiment of the age of his transcendental form in Goloka Vrndavana.
Bhagavad-gita
the famous summary of transcendental philosophy spoken by Lord Krsna just before the Battle of Kuruksetra; an excerpt of eighteen chapters from the Mahabharata.
bhajana
intimate devotional service; chanting devotional songs in a small group, usually accompanied by musical instruments; solitary chanting.
Bhajana-darpana
a commentary on Manah-siksa written by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.