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WordMeaning
KaivalyaPure knowledge
KalaTime
Time stages within the progressive and regressive half-cycles; time as a dravya
Kala (Drvyadigata)Periodically
Kala (Kaladigata)Time
Kala (Kalakarakadigata)Time
KalanuTime-points
KalatyayapadistaMistimed
(contradicted)
KalikasrutaA Jain scripture
KalpatitaBorn in the highest
heavenly abodes
KalpopapannaBorn in the kalpa
heavens
KalyanakaAuspicious moments
KanyadanaCeremony of giving
away the bride
Kapota-lesyaGray karmic strain
KarakaCase
KaranaCause
Karana (Hetu)Cause
KaranantarasakalyaCo-operation of all
other causes
KarananupalabdhiNon-availability of
the cause
KaranatvaAs the cause
KaranollekhaMention of
instrument
KarmaAction
Karma-bhumiRealm of action
Karma-cetanaConsciousness of
oneself as the doer of actions
Karma-phala-cetanaConsciousness of
oneself as the enjoyer of the karmic fruits
Karma-prakrtiThe particular form
into which karmic matter is differentiated
KarmanAction
Karmanakarmic.
Karmana-sariraThe transmigrating
body of karmic matter
Karmana-VarganaKarmic-molecule
KarsapanaCoin
KartaAgent
KarunyaPity, Compassion for
the afflicted.
KaryaEffect
Karya (Hetu)Effect
KaryanupalabdhiNon-availability of
the effect
KasayaPassions
KathaDebate
 Narrative literature
 Talk
KathoraHard
KatukaBitter.
Kavala-aharaFood in morsels;
ordinary human food
KayaMovement by body.
Kaya kleshaMortification of the
body, so long as the mind is not disturbed–external austerity.
Kaya-klesaMortifications of
the body
Kayiki-kriyaa wicked man’s
readiness to hurt others.
KayotsargaAbandonment of the
body, a standing or sitting posture of meditation
Kesa-locaThe practice of
pulling out one’s hair in five handfuls
Kevala (Jnana)Perfect knowledge
Kevala-darshanavaranaPerfect-conation-obscuring.
Kevala-jnanavaranaPerfect-knowledge-obscuring.
KevaladarsanaPerception
associated with kevalajnana
KevalajnanaKnowledge isolated
from karmic obstruction; infinite knowledge; omniscience; knowledge
involving awareness of every existent in all its qualities and modes
KevalinOne who has attained
kevalajnana; a synonym for arhat
Kilita samhananaRiveted bones.
KlishyamaneshuThe afflicted.
KomalaSoft
KramaOrder
 Sequential order
KramabhaviOccurring
successively
KramayaugapadyaSimultaneity or
order
KrishnaBlack.
Kriya (Kalpana)Activity
Kriya nayaPoint of view of
action
KriyanayabhasaFalse point of view
of action
KriyasActions; a Jaina
term for sacred rites
KriyasabdaRoot word
Kriyavadibelief in time,
soul, etc., as causing everything in the world.
 All the substances
perform their functions and become causes of different effects.
KrodhaAnger
Krodha-pratyakhyanaGiving up anger.
KrsiFarming
Krsna-lesyaBlack karmic stain
KsamaForgiveness
KsamasramanaAn ascetic who suffers with equanimity; title used in addressing a monk during the ritual fo confession
KsanikaMomentary
KsantiForbearance
KsapanaDestruction
KsatriyaMember of a warrior
caste
KsayaDestruction
Ksayika-samyak-darsanaTrue insight
achieved by the destruction of darsana-mohaniya karmas
KsayopasamaCessation and
subsidence of karmic veil
Ksayopasama-labdhiAttainment of purity
by the destruction-cumsuppression of certain karmas
Ksayopasamika-samyaktvaTrue insight
achievedby the destruction cum-suppression of darsana-mohaniya karmas;
identical to vedakasamyaktva
KsetraTerritory
KshantiForgiveness
KshayaDestruction
Ksina-mohaPermanent
dissociation from all caritra-mohaniya karmas and from the passions which
they produce, the twelfth gunasthana
Ksipra (Matijnana)Quick
KsullakaMinor; junior monk;
a Jaina layman on the eleventh pratima; one who wears three pieces of
clothing
KubjakaHunchback.
KulaFamily
Kumara-sramanaA life-long celibate
Kundalini-cakraMystical centers of
psychic energy
Kutastha-nityaEternal and
unchangeable