WORD MEANING
   
Abadhita: With no contradiction of the probandum
   
Abadhitavisayatva: Absence of contradiction of the probandum
   
Abhavya: One who is incapable of attaining moksa
   
Abhedavrtti: Identifying by transference of epithet
   
Abhedopacara: Making identical aspect predominant
   
Abhigraha: Resolution
   
Abhikshna-Jnanopayoga: Ceaseless pursuit of right knowledge.
   
Abhipsita: Desirable
   
Abhiseka: Anointing ceremony
   
Abhyasta: Habituated
   
Abhyuhana: Process of understanding
   
Abrahma: Unchastity.
   
Abrahma-varjana: Abandonment of all incontinence
   
Acaksurdarsana: Perception by means of the senses other than visual
   
Acara: Conduct
   
Acarya: Head of a mendicant group; spiritual leader; monk-scholar
   
Achakshu-darshanavarana: Non-Ocular-Conation-Obscuring
   
Acharya-Bhakti: Devotion to Acharyas or Heads of the Orders of Saints.
   
Achetanatva: Unconsciousness
   
Adama-nirjara: Equanimous submission to the fruition of karma
   
Adana-niksepana-samiti: Care in the picking up and putting down of any object
   
Adattadana-virati: Not taking anything which has not been given; identical to asteya-vrata
   
Adeya: Impressive; appearance such as may affect others.
   
Adharma: Principle of Rest
   
Adharma-dravya: The principle of rest
   
Adhigama: preaching of another.
   
Adhigamaja: Grahita
   
Adhikarana: Dependance
   
Adhikaraniki-kriya: having weapons of hurtfulness.
   
Adho-loka: The lower world; the home of infernal beings
   
Adhyavasaya: Determinate cognition
   
Adhyayana: Lecture
   
Advaita: Non-dual; cap., the monistic school of Vedanta
   
Agama: Scripture; canonical literature
  Verbal testimony
   
Agamika: Non-repetitive
   
Agari: House-holders(laymen).
   
Aghatiya: Karamas that generate embodiment and particular conditions thereof
   
Aghatiya: Non-Destructive karmas
   
Agni: Fire
   
Agurulaghu: Nor heavy-light; neither too heavy to move, nor too light to have stability.
   
Agurulaghutva: Capacity by which one attribute or substance does not become another and the substance does not lose the attributes whose grouping forms the substance itself.
  Individuality
  The quality of constancy in space-points
   
Ahampratyaya: Self-awareness
   
Ahara Agrahya-Vargana: Assimilation-unrecievable-molecule
   
Ahara-Vargana: Assimilation-molecule for food
   
Aharaka: Assimilative
  The spiritual man-like emanation from the head of a saint in doubt, in the sixth spiritual stage.
   
Aharaka mishra: Assimitative with physical.
   
Aharaparyapti: Taking of morsels of food
   
Aharyaprasanjana: Determinate concomitant
   
Aharyaropa: Determinate concomitant
   
Ahavaniya-agni: One of the sacred fires in the Hindu srauta ritual
   
Ahimsa: Nonharming
   
Ahimsavrata: Refraining from harming
   
Ailaka: The highest state of a Digambara layman, wherein he retains only one piece of clothing
   
Ajinana: Ignorance
   
Ajiva: Insentient
  Non-Living
  Non-Soul
  Which is not soul
   
Ajna-vyapadiki-kriya: Misinterpreting the scriptural injunctions, which we do not want to follow.
   
Ajnana: Ignorance--nivartaka--remover
  Wrong belief caused by ignorance. Indiscrimination of good and bad.
   
Ajnanavada: Agnosticism
   
Ajnanika: Agnostic. Everything is not knowable. This is one of the general attributes of all substances.
   
Ajnavicaya: Contemplation on the teachings of Jina
   
Akama-nirjara: Equanimous submission to the fruition of karma.
   
Akasa: Space
   
Akasha: Space
   
Akashaya: Quasi-passions; slight or minor passions.
   
Akincitkara: Immaterial
   
Akrandana: weeping
   
Akriyavada: Doctrine of non-action
   
Akriyavadi: Opposite of Kriyavadi, e.g., the soul does nothing. This undermines all truth.
   
   
Aksa: An organ of sense
  Self
   
Aksara: Alphabet
   
Aksata: Uncooked rice
   
Aksaya-trtiya: The "immortal third," a Jaina holiday
   
Alarikara: Ornamentation
   
Alocana: Critical self-examination
  Intuitional cognition
   
Aloka: Non-Universe
   
Aloka-akasa: Totally empty space
   
Alokitapana-bhojana: Thoroughly seeing to one's food and drink.
   
Amanaska: Without mind
   
Amari: Prohibition of animal sacrifice
   
Amla: Acid.
   
Amsavatara: Minor incarnation of Visnu
   
Amudha drishtitva: Free from superstitious belief.
   
Amudhadrsti: Freedom from delusory notions
   
Amurtatva: Along with Achetanatva, is common to Space, Motion, Rest and Time.
  Along with Chetanatva, is a common attributes of the class of substance,
   
Anabhimata: Undesirable
   
Anabhoga: putting down a thing where it ought not to be put.
   
Anabhoga-kriya: indifference in dropping things or throwing oneself down upon the earth, i.e. without seeing whether it is swept or not.
   
Anabhyupagata: Unproved
   
Anadeya: Non-impressive; dull appearance.
   
Anadhyavasaya: Indecision
   
Anadhyavasita: Neither known
   
Anadi: Having no beginning
   
Anadinidhana: Without beginning and without end
   
Anagara: House-less(ascetics).
   
Anagara-dharma: Mendicant discipline
   
Anaikantika: Inconclusive
   
Anaikantikatva: Inconclusiveness
   
Anakanksha-kriya: Disrespect to scriptural injunctions out of vice or laziness.
   
Anakaropayoga: Formless conscious activity
   
Anaksara: Non-alphabet
   
Anangapravista: Main scriptions
   
Ananta-sukha: Infinite bliss
   
Anantadharma: Infinite aspects
   
Anantajnana: Infinite knowledge; a synonym for kevalajnana
   
Anantanu-Vargana: Infinite-atoms-molecule
   
Anantanubandhi: Error feeding
  Right-belief preventing-passions.
  Wrong-belief-breeding
   
Anantanubandhi-kasaya: Passions that "Pursue from the limitless past," preventing the attainment of samyak-darsana
   
Anantaviryatva: Infinite energy
   
Ananugamika: Non-following
   
Ananvaya: Lacking in positive concomitance
   
Anarpitabhasa: False unimplied point of view
   
Anarpitanaya: Unimplied view-point
   
Anartha danda-vrata: Taking a vow not to commit purposeless sin
   
Anarthadandavrata: Refraining from the five minor types of evil activity
   
Anasana: Fasting
   
Anashana: Fasting--external austerity.
   
Anataraya: Obstructive.
   
Anavastha: Regressus ad infinitum
   
Anekantavada: The doctrine of manifold aspects
   
Anekatva: Multiplicity
   
Anga: Limb; cap., a group of twelve Jaina canonical texts
   
Angabahya: The subsidiary canon
   
Angapuja: Veneration of the limbs of the lord
   
Angopanga: Limbs; limbs and minor limbs.
   
Anigraha: Free from defect
   
Anindriyaja: Non-sensuous, not caused by senses
   
Anirakrta: Not refuted
   
Anisrita: Independent
   
Anitya: Impermanent
   
Anitya anupreksha: Everything is subject to change or transitory.
  transitoriness
   
Anityavada: Noneternalism
   
Anivartin: That state from which there is no returning
   
Anivrtti-karana: The process of suppressing certain mohaniya karmas
   
Anrita: Falsehood.
   
Antar-muhurta: A period of up to forty-eight minutes
   
Antara-bhava: The state of existence between death and rebirth
   
Antaratman: The state of perceiving the self within
   
Antaraya: inflow of obstructive karma
  Obstructive
   
Antaraya-karma: Karma that restricts the energy-quality of the soul
   
Antarjalpa: Inward repetition
   
Antarmuhurtta: For a moment
   
Antarmuhurttika: A period of less than forty-eight minutes
   
Antarvyapti: Internal concomitance
   
Antyesti-kriya: Funeral rites
   
Anu: Atom; an indivisible particle of matter
   
Anu Vargana: Atom
   
Anu-Vratas: Five minor vows.
   
Anubhaga: intensity of fruition
   
Anubhava: Experience
  Retribution of a karma; intensity
   
Anubhaya-mana: Neither true nor false.
   
Anubhaya-vachana: Neither true or false.
   
Anubhuta: Cognised, felt
   
Anugamika (Avadhijnana): Following
   
Anugamin: Following
   
Anukampa: Compassion
   
Anumana: Inference
   
Anumanika: Inferential
   
Anumati-tyaga: Preparatory to the monk's life. Enjoins a gradual giving up of the world and retiring into some very quiet place to aquire the knowledge of truth and ultimately to become fit to be a teacher of the path to Liberation.
   
Anumatityaga-pratima: The tenth stage in which a layman refrains from all household activities
   
Anumiti: Inference
   
Anupalambha: Non-observation
   
Anupatta: Matter which is not taken in by the soul.
   
Anupayoga: Not in actual use
   
Anupayukta: Without attention
   
Anupreksa: Reflection, twelve kinds
   
Anupreksha: Meditation.
   
Anupurvi: Migratory form; the power of retaining the form of the last incarnation during transmigration, i.e., in the passage from one to another condition of existence.