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D

WordMeaning
Daksina-agniOne of the sacred fires in the Hindu srauta
ritual
DanaCharity
Charity; alms-giving
Dana AntarayaCharity-Obstructive.
Dana-antarayaA type of karma that
hinders the practice of charity
DandinOne who carries a
staff
DarsanaIndeterminate
intuition, faith Intuition; a system of philosophy; insight; perception
Darsana-mohaniyaInsight-deluding
karmas
Darsana-pratimaThe first step on
the ladder of pratima
DarsanavaraniyaPerception-obscuring
karmas
DarsantikaThesis
DarshanaFaith.
Darshana mohaniyaright-belief-deluding karmic matter
Darshana-kriyainfatuated desire to
see a pleasing form.
Darshana-mohaniyaRight-belief-deluding.
Darshana-vishuddhipurity of
right-belief
DarshanavaranaConation-obscuring
Dasa-dharmaTen forms of
righteousness
DashayaAstringent,
(Saline).
Desa-virataThe fifth gunasthana
where desa-virati is attained
Desa-viratiThe set of
restraints prescribed for a Jaina layman
Desana-labdhiObtaining
instruction in the Jaina teachings
DesavakasikaLimiting the area of
one’s movement
Desha-KathaScandal
DeshavrataTaking a vow to
limit worldly activity to fixed points for a short period of time, for
example,for one’s weely or daily worldly activity.
DevaCelestial.
Heavenly beings;
untimate divinity
The Celestial beings
Deva AnupurviCelestial–migratory
form.
Deva-AyuCelestial-age-karma
Deva-brahmanaDivine brahman,
i.e., a Jaina brahman
Deva-dusyaDivine cloth; a
finely woven piece of cloth
Deva-mudhataDelusion pertaining
to gods
Deva-nikayasThe four orders of
gods
DevagamaThe arrival of gods
at a holy gathering
DevajivaSoul of the god
DevanupurviThe power of
retaining the last form whatever it was, in going to the celestial condition
of existence.
DevapujaWorship of the
Tirthankaras
DevayuCelestial age.
DharanaRetention
DharmaAttribute
Holy law; elements
in Buddhist doctrine; righteousness, ten forms
Observances
Principle of Motion
The true Religion
Dharma svakhya tattvanuprekshaNature of Right-Path
as said by the conquerors. The true nature of Truth, i.e., the three fold
path to real Liberation.
Dharma-dravyaThe principle of
motion
Dharma-kathaReligious tale
Dharma-labhaIncrease in
righteousness
Dharma-svakhyatatvaThe absolutely true
teachings of the Jinas
Dharma-tirthaHoly path
DharmadhyanaVirtuous
concentration
DharminSubject
DhrauvyaContinuance
Dhruva (Matijnana)Constant
Dhruva Shunya-VarganaFixed-indifferent-molecule
Dhruva VarganaFixed-molecule
DhupaIncense
DhvaniThe word
DhyanaConcentration–internal austerity. Meditation
DigambaraSky-clad; name of
the Jaina sect whose mendicants practice ascetic nudity
Digha-tapassiOne who engages in
extended penances
DigvrataRestriction on the
distances a person may travel
Taking a life-long vow to limit his wordly activity to fixed points in all the 10 directions;
East, West, North, South, South-east, East-north, North-west, West-south, and Up and Down.
DiksaInitiation
DipaLamp
DivyadhvaniMiraculous sound
DosaImperfection
DravyaSubstance
Substance; external
Dravya (Niksepa)Substance
Dravya-caryaNominal acarya
Dravya-manaMind-qua-substance
The physical basis of the mind
Dravya-pujaForm of worship
employing external objects
Dravya-samyaktvaThe external aspect
of true insight
DravyadevaSubstantial symbol
of god
DravyajivaSubstantial soul
DravyajivatvaSubstantial soul
DravyakalpanaDistinction of
substance
DravyakriyaPseudo-action
DravyanikarambaSubstance
transformed into sense-data
DravyarthaThrough the
substance
DravyarthikaOf the substance
DravyarthikabhasaFalse point of view
of substance
DravyarthikanayaPoint of the substance
DravyastikanayaMaterial point of view
DravyatmakaSubstantial
Dravyatvacapacity by which it is always changing in modifications.
Change-ability
Substantial soul
DravyendraSense qua substance
DrstaPerception
DrstantaExample
Drstanta-dosaFallacy of example
Duh-pramrishtaPutting down a thing petulantly or peevishly.
DuhshrutiReading or hearing bad books.
DuhsvaraHarsh-voiced, noisy.
DukhaPain
Durbhagaunprepossessing; even though beautiful.
DurbhiksaFamine
DurgamdhaEvil-smelling;
mal-odorous.
DusamaUnhappy
Dusama-dusamaExtremely unhappy
DvesaHatred; aversion
DveshaHatred in the pleasing and displeasing wordly objects of the five senses.
DvijaTwice-born
DvindriyaTwo-sensed.
DvipaIsland
Dvipa-samudraIsland-continent