Jnanajnana, Jñānajñāna, Jnana-jnana: 1 definition
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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā
Jñānajñāna (ज्ञानज्ञान) refers to “knowing a (particular) knowledge”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “How then, son of good family, does the Bodhisattva appear to many beings performing the deeds of a Buddha (buddhakārya) even when the Buddhas do not appear? Son of good family, (1) the Bodhisattva has perfected the purification of the ten powers by knowing what is proper and what is improper; (2) he has perfected the purification of the four fearlessness by knowing the cessation of impurities; (3) he has perfected the purification of the eighteen special qualities of the Tathāgata by knowing the unattached knowledge of the three times (tryadhvāsaṅga-jñānajñāna); [...]”.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Partial matches: Jnana.
Starts with: Jnanajnanakrita.
Ends with: Ajnanajnana.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Jnanajnana, Jñānajñāna, Jñāna-jñāna, Jnana-jnana; (plurals include: Jnanajnanas, Jñānajñānas, jñānas, jnanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 7.16 < [Chapter 7 - Vijñāna-Yoga (Yoga through Realization of Transcendental Knowledge)]
Verse 18.55 < [Chapter 18 - Mokṣa-yoga (the Yoga of Liberation)]
Prasthanatrayi Swaminarayan Bhashyam (Study) (by Sadhu Gyanananddas)
11.1. Components of Ekāntiki-Bhakti (b): Jñāna < [Chapter 4 - Analysis on the Basis of Spiritual Endeavour]
Thirty minor Upanishads (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
Laghu-yoga-vasistha (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)