Jnan

Posted: 14.04.2005
Updated on: 24.01.2012

Alias

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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