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WordMeaning
MadhuHoney
MadhuraSweet.
Madhya-lokaMiddle of
terrestrial world
MadhyasthyaTolerance or
indifference to those who are uncivil or ill-behaved.
MadyaAlcohol
Maha-Skandha-VarganaGreat-molecule-molecule
MahanaPrakrit for Sanskrit
brahmana
Mahavira-jayantiBirth anniversary of
Mahavira
MahavrataThe five great vows
of a mendicant
MaitriBenevolence for all
living beings.
MamsaFlesh; meat
ManaMovement by mind.
 Pride
Manah-paryayaPsychic mode
Manah-paryaya (Jnana)Intuition of the
modes of other minds Telepathy
Manah-paryaya-darsanaIntuition of the
psychic mode
Manahparyaya-jnanavaranaMental-knowledge-obscuring.
ManahparyayajnanaDirect awareness of
thought forms of others without the aid of mind or senses
ManasMind
ManasatvaMental cognition
ManastambhaA characteristic
Jaina pillar
Mano Agrahya-VarganaMind-unreceivable-molecule
Mano-VarganaMind-molecule
ManodravyaMind substance
ManoguptiPreservation of
mind.
ManojanmaBorn of mind
ManojanyaBorn of mind
MantraHoly litany
ManushyaHuman.
Manushya AnupurviHuman–Migratory
form.
Manushya-AyuHuman-age-karma
ManushyayuHuman age.
ManusyaHuman being
Manusya-gatiHuman destiny
Marga prabhavanaPropagation of the
path of Liberation.
MasiInk; writing
MastakabhisekaHead-anointing
[ceremony]
Mati (Jnana)Perceptual
Mati-jnanavaranaSensitive-knowledge-obscuring.
MatijanaMind-based knowledge
MaulahetuOriginal cause
MayaCauses inflow of
sub-human age karma
 Cheating others,
preaching the false doctrines, etc. Deceit
 Deceit.
Maya-shalyaThe thorn of deceit.
MayakriyaDeceitful
disturbance of some one’s right knowledge and faith.
MayavadaIllusionism
Mithya (Sruta)FALSE
Mithya-drstiPerverted vision
Mithya-shalyaThe thorn of
wrong-belief.
MithyadarsanaSynonymous with
mathyadrsti and mithyatva
 wrong-belief
MithyadrstiIncorrect view of
reality
MithyatvaLack of insight;
 wrong belief.
 synonymous with
mithyadarsana
 synonymous with
mithyadrsti
Mithyatva-kriyaAction which
strengthens wrong belief, e.g., superstition, etc.
MohaniyaDeluding
Mohaniya-karmaKarma that prevents
the true perception of reality and the purity of the soul; karma that
defiles the bliss-quality of the soul
MoksaLiberation
 Salvation;
emancipation from the cycle of birth and death
Moksa-margaThe path of
salvation
MokshaLiberation
 The total separation
of Soul from the bondage of all matter
Muh-pattiA small piece of
cloth worn over the mouth by Sthanakavasi mendicants to protect airbodies
from harm
MuktaThe Liberated Soul.
Mula Gunaa kind of production
of the dependance relating to the non-soul, i.e., of the body, speech, mind
and respiration.
MulagunasThe eight basic
restraints of a Jaina layman
MulasutraA group of texts
belonging to the subsidiary canon
MuniMendicant; sage
MurcchaDelusion
MurtatvaAlong with Achetanatva, is common to Matter.
 Materiality