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jnana

[juh-nah-nuh] /dʒəˈnɑ nə/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
knowledge acquired through meditation and study as a means of reaching Brahman.
Also called Brahmajnana.
Compare bhakti (def 1), karma (def 1).
Origin of jnana
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30, jnana is from the Sanskrit word jñāna
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