jnana

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From Sanskrit ज्ञान (jñāna, knowledge).

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jnana (countable and uncountable, plural jnanas)

  1. (Hinduism) Knowledge, as acquired through meditation, that one's self (atman) is identical with Ultimate Reality Brahman.
  2. (Buddhism) Pure awareness that is free of conceptual encumbrances.

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