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WordMeaning
Nabho-VarganaSphere-molecule
NaicayikaTranscendental
Naigama (Naya)Non-distinguished
NaigamabhasaFalse point of view
of the non-distinguished
NamaBody-making Karma
Nama (Niksepa)Symbol of name
Nama-JainaNominal Jaina
Nama-karmaKarma that
determines destinies and body types
NamadinayasamudayavadaCombination of the
points of view of name etc.
NamadiniksepaSymbols of names
etc.
NamajivaName symbol of soul
Namaskara-mantraReverent salutation
to the [five] holy beings
NamaskaraniksepaSymbol of salutation
NamatmakaForm of the name
NamendraThe name `Indra’
NandyavartaA kind of diagram
Napumsaka VedaCommon sex.
NapumsakavedaSexual cravings for
a hermaphrodite
Naracha-SamhananaUnbreakable joints
and bones.
NarakaHell; the world of
infernal beings Hellish.
Naraka AnupurviHellish–migratory
form.
Narakayuhellish age.
Narakayu karmaHellish age karma
NarakiHell beings
NarayanaA Jaina literary
type; the hero’s companion and slayer of the villian
NastiDoes not exist; the
second member of the sapta-bhangi-naya
NastitvaNon-existence
NayaPartial truth
 View; partial
expression of truth
NayabhasaFalse point of view
NayanaSight
NayavadaDoctrine of nayas
NayavakyaStatement from a
point of view
Nicha GotraLow family.
Nichaih Vrittian attitude of
humility towards one’s betters.
NidanaSeeking worldly gain
from the performance of good deeds and austerities
 The thorn of desire
for future sense-pleasures.
NidhattiEnergy that renders
karmas incapable of all activity save changes in fruition time and intensity
NidraSleep
Nidra-NidraDeep sleep.
NigamanaConclusion
NiganthaNirgrantha
 Unattached, without
possessions; ancient name for the Jaina community
NigodaThe lowest form of
life
NigrahaDefeat
 proper control over
mind, speech and body.
NigrahadhikaranaPlace for defeat
NigrhitaDefeated
NihkamksitaFreedom from
anticipation
Nihksepa (Niksepa)The different ways
of putting a thing
NihnavaFalsehood, heresy
NihpratikaraUnavoidable
NihsankitaFreedom from doubt
NikacanaEnergy that renders
karmas incapable of all activity
NilaBlue
Nila-lesyaBlue karmic stain
Nimitta-karanaExternal efficient
cause
Nir vichikitsitaFree from repulsion
from anything.
NirakrtaRefuted
NiranvayaDiscrete
NirjaraDissociation of
karmas
 The falling away of
karmic matter from the soul.
 The gradual shedding
of the matter already boundis shedding
Nirjara anuprekshaShedding. Karmic
matter must be shed from or shaken out of the soul.
NirmanaFormation; proper
formation of limbs and minor limbs in relation to their situation and
dimensions.
NirnitavipaksavrttikaWhose existence in
the hetrologous is decisive
NiruktiEtymology
NirvanaRelease from
bondage; the final death of an enlightened human being [arhat] followed
immediately by moksa
Nirvana-bhumiThe place at which a
Tirthankara attained nirvana
NirvicikitsaFreedom from disgust
NirvrttindriyaPhysical sense-organ
shaped like Kadamba flower
NiryuktiPrakrit verse
commentary
Nisargainborn error
Nisarga KriyaAdmiration of
hurtful or unrighteous things.
NisargajaAgrahita
Niscaya (Naya)Consideration
Niscaya-nayaNonconventional view
NiscayabhasaFalse real point of
view
Niscita (Matijnana)Determined
NisedhaNegation
NisedhakalpanaNegative aspect
Nisedhasakhaka (Hetu)Which proves
negation
NishkankshitaFree from wordly
desire.
NisshankitaFree from all doubt.
NityaEternal
NityavadaEternalism
NiyatiFate
NiyativadaFatalism
No-kasayaSubsidiary passions
No-kashayaQuasi-passions;
slight or minor passions.
Nyag rodha parimandalaBanyan-like; short
in lower but large in upper extremities like a banyan-tree.