Jnan

Published: 14.04.2005
Updated: 03.05.2012
Alias(es)
Gyan, Gyana, Jnana, Jnān, Jñāna, ज्ञान, णाण

Sanskrit: ज्ञान, jñāna

Pali: ङान, ñāna

Prakrit: णाण, ṇāṇa

"knowledge" or "wisdom";

The word has various nuances of meaning depending on the context. The idea of Jnan centers around a cognitive event which is recognized when experienced.

 

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