WORD MEANING
   
Kaivalya: Pure knowledge
   
Kala: Time
  Time stages within the progressive and regressive half-cycles; time as a dravya
   
Kala (Drvyadigata): Periodically
   
Kala (Kaladigata): Time
   
Kala (Kalakarakadigata): Time
   
Kalanu: Time-points
   
Kalatyayapadista: Mistimed (contradicted)
   
Kalikasruta: A Jain scripture
   
Kalpatita: Born in the highest heavenly abodes
   
Kalpopapanna: Born in the kalpa heavens
   
Kalyanaka: Auspicious moments
   
Kanyadana: Ceremony of giving away the bride
   
Kapota-lesya: Gray karmic strain
   
Karaka: Case
   
Karana: Cause
   
Karana (Hetu): Cause
   
Karanantarasakalya: Co-operation of all other causes
   
Karananupalabdhi: Non-availability of the cause
   
Karanatva: As the cause
   
Karanollekha: Mention of instrument
   
Karma: Action
   
Karma-bhumi: Realm of action
   
Karma-cetana: Consciousness of oneself as the doer of actions
   
Karma-phala-cetana: Consciousness of oneself as the enjoyer of the karmic fruits
   
Karma-prakrti: The particular form into which karmic matter is differentiated
   
Karman: Action
   
Karmana: karmic.
   
Karmana-sarira: The transmigrating body of karmic matter
   
Karmana-Vargana: Karmic-molecule
   
Karsapana: Coin
   
Karta: Agent
   
Karunya: Pity, Compassion for the afflicted.
   
Karya: Effect
   
Karya (Hetu): Effect
   
Karyanupalabdhi: Non-availability of the effect
   
Kasaya: Passions
   
Katha: Debate
  Narrative literature
  Talk
   
Kathora: Hard
   
Katuka: Bitter.
   
Kavala-ahara: Food in morsels; ordinary human food
   
Kaya: Movement by body.
   
Kaya klesha: Mortification of the body, so long as the mind is not disturbed--external austerity.
   
Kaya-klesa: Mortifications of the body
   
Kayiki-kriya: a wicked man's readiness to hurt others.
   
Kayotsarga: Abandonment of the body, a standing or sitting posture of meditation
   
Kesa-loca: The practice of pulling out one's hair in five handfuls
   
Kevala (Jnana): Perfect knowledge
   
Kevala-darshanavarana: Perfect-conation-obscuring.
   
Kevala-jnanavarana: Perfect-knowledge-obscuring.
   
Kevaladarsana: Perception associated with kevalajnana
   
Kevalajnana: Knowledge isolated from karmic obstruction; infinite knowledge; omniscience; knowledge involving awareness of every existent in all its qualities and modes
   
Kevalin: One who has attained kevalajnana; a synonym for arhat
   
Kilita samhanana: Riveted bones.
   
Klishyamaneshu: The afflicted.
   
Komala: Soft
   
Krama: Order
  Sequential order
   
Kramabhavi: Occurring successively
   
Kramayaugapadya: Simultaneity or order
   
Krishna: Black.
   
Kriya (Kalpana): Activity
   
Kriya naya: Point of view of action
   
Kriyanayabhasa: False point of view of action
   
Kriyas: Actions; a Jaina term for sacred rites
   
Kriyasabda: Root word
   
Kriyavadi: belief in time, soul, etc., as causing everything in the world.
  All the substances perform their functions and become causes of different effects.
   
Krodha: Anger
   
Krodha-pratyakhyana: Giving up anger.
   
Krsi: Farming
   
Krsna-lesya: Black karmic stain
   
Ksama: Forgiveness
   
Ksamasramana: An ascetic who suffers with equanimity; title used in addressing a monk during the ritual fo confession
   
Ksanika: Momentary
   
Ksanti: Forbearance
   
Ksapana: Destruction
   
Ksatriya: Member of a warrior caste
   
Ksaya: Destruction
   
Ksayika-samyak-darsana: True insight achieved by the destruction of darsana-mohaniya karmas
   
Ksayopasama: Cessation and subsidence of karmic veil
   
Ksayopasama-labdhi: Attainment of purity by the destruction-cumsuppression of certain karmas
   
Ksayopasamika-samyaktva: True insight achievedby the destruction cum-suppression of darsana-mohaniya karmas; identical to vedakasamyaktva
   
Ksetra: Territory
   
Kshanti: Forgiveness
   
Kshaya: Destruction
   
Ksina-moha: Permanent dissociation from all caritra-mohaniya karmas and from the passions which they produce, the twelfth gunasthana
   
Ksipra (Matijnana): Quick
   
Ksullaka: Minor; junior monk; a Jaina layman on the eleventh pratima; one who wears three pieces of clothing
   
Kubjaka: Hunchback.
   
Kula: Family
   
Kumara-sramana: A life-long celibate
   
Kundalini-cakra: Mystical centers of psychic energy
   
Kutastha-nitya: Eternal and unchangeable