Jnanavaraniya

Published: 19.12.2008
Updated: 24.01.2012
Alias(es)
Jnana-varana, Jñānānavaraṇa, Jñānāvaraṇīya, Jñānāvarṇa, Jñānāvarṇīya

knowledge-veiling karma

It is a type of karma, the rise of which is responsible for obscruing the quality of knowledge; unless the soul annihilates it completely, it cannot attain kevalajñāna; it has five sub-types

1

that which veils matijñāna

cognitive perception

2

that which veils śrutajñāna

articulate knowledge

3

that which veils avadhijñāna,

clairvoyance

4

that which veils manahparyavajñāna

mind-reading knowledge

5

that which veils kevalajñāna

omniscience

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  1. Avadhijñāna
  2. Clairvoyance
  3. Karma
  4. Kevalajñāna
  5. Matijñāna
  6. Soul
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