[ pruhj-nyah, -nuh ]
/ ˈprʌdʒ nyɑ, -nə /
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noun Buddhism, Hinduism.
pure and unqualified knowledge.
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Also called Enlightenment.
Origin of prajna
From the Sanskrit word prajñā
Words nearby prajna
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Example sentences from the Web for prajna
Students of the mahayana present offerings to the Prajna-paramita, to Manjusri, and to Kwan-she-yin.Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms|Fa-Hsien
British Dictionary definitions for prajna
/ (ˈprʊdʒnə, -njɑː) /
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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