See Jainism.

Encyclopedia of Hinduism. . 2007.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • kevalin — /kay veuh lin/, n. Jainism. a person who is free of karmic matter, detached, and omniscient; Tirthankara. [ < Skt] * * * …   Universalium

  • kevalin — केवलिन् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • kevalin — ke·va·lin …   English syllables

  • kevalin — ˈkāvələ̇n noun ( s) Etymology: Sanskrit, from kevala alone, pure, absolute more at celibate Jainism : one who is set free from matter : a liberated soul * * * /kay veuh lin/, n. Jainism. a person who is free of karmic matter, detache …   Useful english dictionary

  • ṡrutá-kevalin — श्रुतकेवलिन् …   Indonesian dictionary

  • Kevala Jñāna — IAST|Kevala Jñāna ( Sanskrit : केवलज्ञान )or IAST|Kevala Ṇāṇa (Prakrit : केवल णाण) in Jainism, (also known as absolute knowledge , Enlightement and Omniscience ) is the highest form of knowledge that a soul can attain. A person who has attained… …   Wikipedia

  • Tirthankara — Mahavira, 24th and last Tīrthaṅkara Jainism …   Wikipedia

  • Celine Axelos — (née Tasso, 1902–1992) was an Egyptian poet, public speaker, and woman of letters. Her older brother, René Tasso (1897–1920), was also a poet of distinction who, however, died at the young age of twenty two from consumption.[1] Mr. Tasso was a… …   Wikipedia

  • JINISME — Le jinisme (ou jainisme) doit son nom au titre de Jina (le «vainqueur»), donné par ses adeptes à Vardham na (également appelé Mah v 稜ra , «grand héros»), réformateur, au VIe siècle avant J. C., de la doctrine et de la communauté de P r ごva. Selon …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tirthankar — In Jainism, a Tirthankar ( Fordmaker ) (also Tirthankara or Jina) is a human being who achieves enlightenment (perfect knowledge) through asceticism and who then becomes a role model teacher for those seeking spiritual guidance. A Tirthankar is a …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.