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jnana   Term Image (jñāna) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings: jñana
Short Description: Knowing or understanding.
Long Description: Knowing or understanding. Though usually translated into English as "knowledge", "jñāna" does not mean proficiency in a subject like history or physics. It is not mere learning but inward experience or awareness of a truth. In Advaita it is the realization that one is inseparably united with the Supreme.
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms