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WORD MEANING
   
Nabho-Vargana: Sphere-molecule
   
Naicayika: Transcendental
   
Naigama (Naya): Non-distinguished
   
Naigamabhasa: False point of view of the non-distinguished
   
Nama Body-making Karma
   
Nama (Niksepa): Symbol of name
   
Nama-Jaina: Nominal Jaina
   
Nama-karma: Karma that determines destinies and body types
   
Namadinayasamudayavada: Combination of the points of view of name etc.
   
Namadiniksepa: Symbols of names etc.
   
Namajiva: Name symbol of soul
   
Namaskara-mantra: Reverent salutation to the [five] holy beings
   
Namaskaraniksepa: Symbol of salutation
   
Namatmaka: Form of the name
   
Namendra: The name `Indra'
   
Nandyavarta: A kind of diagram
   
Napumsaka Veda: Common sex.
   
Napumsakaveda: Sexual cravings for a hermaphrodite
   
Naracha-Samhanana: Unbreakable joints and bones.
   
Naraka: Hell; the world of infernal beings Hellish.
   
Naraka Anupurvi: Hellish--migratory form.
   
Narakayu: hellish age.
   
Narakayu karma: Hellish age karma
   
Naraki: Hell beings
   
Narayana: A Jaina literary type; the hero's companion and slayer of the villian
   
Nasti: Does not exist; the second member of the sapta-bhangi-naya
   
Nastitva: Non-existence
   
Naya: Partial truth
  View; partial expression of truth
   
Nayabhasa: False point of view
   
Nayana: Sight
   
Nayavada: Doctrine of nayas
   
Nayavakya: Statement from a point of view
   
Nicha Gotra: Low family.
   
Nichaih Vritti: an attitude of humility towards one's betters.
   
Nidana: Seeking worldly gain from the performance of good deeds and austerities
  The thorn of desire for future sense-pleasures.
   
Nidhatti: Energy that renders karmas incapable of all activity save changes in fruition time and intensity
   
Nidra: Sleep
   
Nidra-Nidra: Deep sleep.
   
Nigamana: Conclusion
   
Nigantha: Nirgrantha
  Unattached, without possessions; ancient name for the Jaina community
   
Nigoda: The lowest form of life
   
Nigraha: Defeat
  proper control over mind, speech and body.
   
Nigrahadhikarana: Place for defeat
   
Nigrhita: Defeated
   
Nihkamksita: Freedom from anticipation
   
Nihksepa (Niksepa): The different ways of putting a thing
   
Nihnava: Falsehood, heresy
   
Nihpratikara: Unavoidable
   
Nihsankita: Freedom from doubt
   
Nikacana: Energy that renders karmas incapable of all activity
   
Nila: Blue
   
Nila-lesya: Blue karmic stain
   
Nimitta-karana: External efficient cause
   
Nir vichikitsita: Free from repulsion from anything.
   
Nirakrta: Refuted
   
Niranvaya: Discrete
   
Nirjara: Dissociation of karmas
  The falling away of karmic matter from the soul.
  The gradual shedding of the matter already boundis shedding
   
Nirjara anupreksha: Shedding. Karmic matter must be shed from or shaken out of the soul.
   
Nirmana: Formation; proper formation of limbs and minor limbs in relation to their situation and dimensions.
   
Nirnitavipaksavrttika: Whose existence in the hetrologous is decisive
   
Nirukti: Etymology
   
Nirvana: Release from bondage; the final death of an enlightened human being [arhat] followed immediately by moksa
   
Nirvana-bhumi: The place at which a Tirthankara attained nirvana
   
Nirvicikitsa: Freedom from disgust
   
Nirvrttindriya: Physical sense-organ shaped like Kadamba flower
   
Niryukti: Prakrit verse commentary
   
Nisarga: inborn error
   
Nisarga Kriya: Admiration of hurtful or unrighteous things.
   
Nisargaja: Agrahita
   
Niscaya (Naya): Consideration
   
Niscaya-naya: Nonconventional view
   
Niscayabhasa: False real point of view
   
Niscita (Matijnana): Determined
   
Nisedha: Negation
   
Nisedhakalpana: Negative aspect
   
Nisedhasakhaka (Hetu): Which proves negation
   
Nishkankshita: Free from wordly desire.
   
Nisshankita: Free from all doubt.
   
Nitya: Eternal
   
Nityavada: Eternalism
   
Niyati: Fate
   
Niyativada: Fatalism
   
No-kasaya: Subsidiary passions
   
No-kashaya: Quasi-passions; slight or minor passions.
   
Nyag rodha parimandala: Banyan-like; short in lower but large in upper extremities like a banyan-tree.