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WordMeaning
JainaFollower of Jina, a synonym for
Nigantha; one who has samyak-darsana
Jaina-brachmanLaypeople in charge
of priestly functions within certain Jaina communities
Jaina-sasanaTeaching of the Jainas
JainabhasaFalse Jainas
JalaWater
JanmaBirth
Janma-kalyanaBirth; one of the five auspicious events in the career of a Tirthankara
JaraOld age
JarisabdaRoot word
JatiBirth, caste; species within a gati Genus of beings.
 Genus.
Jati (Kalpana)Sophism
Jati-karmaThe variety of nama-karma
that determines one’s specific destiny
Jati-mantraA litany used in
celebrating the birth of a child
JayamalaGarland of victory;
a hymn in praise ofthe Jinas
Jigisu kathaA debate which is
held for victory
JijnasaCuriosity
JinaSpiritual victor; a
synonym for Tirthankara
Jina-agamaJaina scripture
Jina-bhavanaJaina temple
Jina-bimbaImage of Jina
Jina-namaName of Jina
JinakalpinA monk whose conduct
is modeled upon that of Mahavira
JinasthapanaImage of Jina
Jivaliving
 Soul; sentient
Jiva KandaFifth of the Sacred
Books of the Jainas
JivatvaSoul
JnanaKnowledge
Jnana-cetanaConsciousness
characterized as knowing itself
JnananayaPoint of view of
knowledge
JnananayabhasaFalse point of view
of knowledge
JnanavaranaKnowledge-obscuring
JnanavaraniyaKnowledge-obscuring
JugupsaDisgust
 Disgust; aversion.
Hiding one’s own, and publishing other people’s shortcomings.
JyotiskaThe steller gods