Jnanadrishti, Jñānadṛṣṭi, Jnana-drishti: 3 definitions


Jnanadrishti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Jñānadṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Jnanadrsti or Jnanadrishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Jnanadrishti in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Jñānadṛṣṭi (ज्ञानदृष्टि) refers to the “vision of knowledge”, according to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “Linked to the Siddhakrama (i.e. the vowels) and possessing the line of teachers, one should deposit this group of four by means of the vision of knowledge [i.e., jñānadṛṣṭi]. This is the Kulākula body, supreme and common to all things. It is said to be the body of the parts (padadeha) of the planes (pada) of the enjoyment of the parts”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jnanadrishti in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jñānadṛṣṭi (ज्ञानदृष्टि).—f & attrib. See jñānacakṣu.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jnanadrishti in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jñānadṛṣṭi (ಜ್ಞಾನದೃಷ್ಟಿ):—

1) [noun] knowledge as a means.

2) [noun] the unpolluted, unbiased intellectual vision or wisdom of a person (esp. a sage) that helps him realise the true nature of things, the right path or means, etc.; the eye of the spirit; the inner-eye.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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