Jnana, 2 Definition(s)
AKA: Jñāna, Gñāna
1) Jnana (ज्ञान): Knowledge of the eternal and real
2) Jñāna is a Sanskrit word that means knowledge. It has various nuances of meaning depending on the context, and is used in a number of different Indian religions. The idea of jnana centers around a cognitive event which is recognized when experienced. It is knowledge inseparable from the total experience of reality, especially a total reality, or supreme being within Mahesha-dhama (and/or material world) such as Siva-Sakti.
etymology: Jñāna or gñāna (/dʒəˈnɑːnə/, Sanskrit; Pali: ñāṇa)
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