G

G

WordMeaning
GacchaA chapter of monks
GajanimilikaClosing of eyes like
an elephant
GamdhaSmell.
Gamika (Sruta)Scriptures
containing repetitions
GanaA residence unit for
monks
GanadharaDirect disciple of
the Tirthankaras Supporters of the order, i.e., the first mendicant
disciples of a Tirthankara
GandhaSmell
GandharvaCelestial musician
Gani-pidagaBasket of the
ganadharas, i.e., the canon ofthe Jainas
GaninLeader of the order
GarbhaConception
Garhapatya-agniOne of the sacred fires of the Hindu srauta ritual
GatiBirth; destiny
Condition of existence.
Condition
GauCow (animal) or the
action of going
Ghana-ambuHumid air
Ghana-vataDense air
GhatanamaName of pitcher
GhatikarmanDestructive karmans
GhatiyaDestructive
Karmas that have a vitiating effect upon the qualities of the soul
GhoratavassiOne who practices severe austerities
GorjiA term used for yati
GotraExogamous groups
Family-determining.
Gotra-karmaKarmas that
determine environmental circumstances
GrahanaCognition
GrahyaCognitum
GranthiKnot
GummaA chapter of monks
GunaAttribute
Quality
Guna (Kalpana)Quality
Guna sthanaFourth spiritual
stage.
Guna vratasSpecial vows
relating to the limitation and determination of his daily work, food and
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Guna-adhikshuThe path of
liberation.
Guna-sabdaWord indicating
quality
GunasthanaThe fourteen stages of purification
GunavratasRestraints that reinforce the practice of the anuvratas
Guni-desa (Kaladigata)Territory of object
GuptiPreservation
Restraint
GuruHeavy
Spiritual teacher
Guru-mudhataFalse beliefs
pertaining to teachers
Guru-upastiListening to and venerating teachers