Glossary This is an expanding list so please check back or let us know if there is something you cannot find or would like to see on here. All | A Æ B C D E F G H J K L M N O P Q R S T V W There are currently 2 terms in this directory beginning with the letter V.VvinayaIn a Buddhist [q.v.] context, the rules for monastic life. One if the three parts of the Buddhist Canon, the Tripiṭaka [q.v.].Virgin MaryIn Christianity [q.v.], the mother of Jesus [q.v.] whose miraculous conception led to her being called the Virgin Mary.