jnana

[ juh-nah-nuh ]
/ dʒəˈnɑ nə /

noun Hinduism.

knowledge acquired through meditation and study as a means of reaching Brahman.Also called Brahmajnana.Compare bhakti(def 1), karma(def 1).

Nearby words

jj., jk, jl, jl., jm, jnana, jnana-marga, jnd, jno., jnr, jnt.

Origin of jnana

First recorded in 1820–30, jnana is from the Sanskrit word jñāna
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