[pruhj-nyah, -nuh]

noun Buddhism, Hinduism.

pure and unqualified knowledge.

Origin of prajna

From the Sanskrit word prajñā
Also called Enlightenment. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for prajna



wisdom or understanding considered as the goal of Buddhist contemplation

Word Origin for prajna

from Sanskrit prajñā, from prajānāti he knows
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