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WORD MEANING
   
Madhu: Honey
   
Madhura: Sweet.
   
Madhya-loka: Middle of terrestrial world
   
Madhyasthya: Tolerance or indifference to those who are uncivil or ill-behaved.
   
Madya: Alcohol
   
Maha-Skandha-Vargana: Great-molecule-molecule
   
Mahana: Prakrit for Sanskrit brahmana
   
Mahavira-jayanti: Birth anniversary of Mahavira
   
Mahavrata: The five great vows of a mendicant
   
Maitri: Benevolence for all living beings.
   
Mamsa: Flesh; meat
   
Mana: Movement by mind.
  Pride
   
Manah-paryaya: Psychic mode
   
Manah-paryaya (Jnana): Intuition of the modes of other minds Telepathy
   
Manah-paryaya-darsana: Intuition of the psychic mode
   
Manahparyaya-jnanavarana: Mental-knowledge-obscuring.
   
Manahparyayajnana: Direct awareness of thought forms of others without the aid of mind or senses
   
Manas: Mind
   
Manasatva: Mental cognition
   
Manastambha: A characteristic Jaina pillar
   
Mano Agrahya-Vargana: Mind-unreceivable-molecule
   
Mano-Vargana: Mind-molecule
   
Manodravya: Mind substance
   
Manogupti: Preservation of mind.
   
Manojanma: Born of mind
   
Manojanya: Born of mind
   
Mantra: Holy litany
   
Manushya: Human.
   
Manushya Anupurvi: Human--Migratory form.
   
Manushya-Ayu: Human-age-karma
   
Manushyayu: Human age.
   
Manusya: Human being
   
Manusya-gati: Human destiny
   
Marga prabhavana: Propagation of the path of Liberation.
   
Masi: Ink; writing
   
Mastakabhiseka: Head-anointing [ceremony]
   
Mati (Jnana): Perceptual
   
Mati-jnanavarana: Sensitive-knowledge-obscuring.
   
Matijana: Mind-based knowledge
   
Maulahetu: Original cause
   
Maya: Causes inflow of sub-human age karma
  Cheating others, preaching the false doctrines, etc. Deceit
  Deceit.
   
Maya-shalya: The thorn of deceit.
   
Mayakriya: Deceitful disturbance of some one's right knowledge and faith.
   
Mayavada: Illusionism
   
Mithya (Sruta): FALSE
   
Mithya-drsti: Perverted vision
   
Mithya-shalya: The thorn of wrong-belief.
   
Mithyadarsana: Synonymous with mathyadrsti and mithyatva
  wrong-belief
   
Mithyadrsti: Incorrect view of reality
   
Mithyatva: Lack of insight;
  wrong belief.
  synonymous with mithyadarsana
  synonymous with mithyadrsti
   
Mithyatva-kriya: Action which strengthens wrong belief, e.g., superstition, etc.
   
Mohaniya: Deluding
   
Mohaniya-karma: Karma that prevents the true perception of reality and the purity of the soul; karma that defiles the bliss-quality of the soul
   
Moksa: Liberation
  Salvation; emancipation from the cycle of birth and death
   
Moksa-marga: The path of salvation
   
Moksha: Liberation
  The total separation of Soul from the bondage of all matter
   
Muh-patti: A small piece of cloth worn over the mouth by Sthanakavasi mendicants to protect airbodies from harm
   
Mukta: The Liberated Soul.
   
Mula Guna: a kind of production of the dependance relating to the non-soul, i.e., of the body, speech, mind and respiration.
   
Mulagunas: The eight basic restraints of a Jaina layman
   
Mulasutra: A group of texts belonging to the subsidiary canon
   
Muni: Mendicant; sage
   
Murccha: Delusion
   
Murtatva: Along with Achetanatva, is common to Matter.
  Materiality