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Nana, 5 Definition(s)

AKA: ñāṇa

'Nana' belongs in these categories: Buddhism, Hinduism

5 DEFINITION(S):

Knowledge, real knowledge, wisdom, insight
Added: 29.Jun.2008 | Source: Chez Paul: A Buddhist Glossary
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Nana means knowledge.

Added: 08.Jun.2009 | Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
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'knowledge, comprehension, intelligence, insight', is a synonym for paññā; see also vipassanā.

Added: 06.Jun.2010 | Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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Pali for 'wisdom';

Added: 04.Jan.2012 | Source: Pali Kanon: A manual of Abhidhamma
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Pali word for 'wisdom' or 'knowledge' or 'intelligence'. Sanskrit: Jñāna.

 

Added: 29.Dec.2012 | Source: Wisdom Library: Indian Philosophy
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· Saccānulomika ñāna
anuloma-ñāna, puthujjana.
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· Upekkhā ñāna
= sankhārupekkhā-ñāna.
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· Cutūpapāta ñāna
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· Yathākammūpaga ñāna
'knowledge of rebirth according to one's actions'; s. abhiññā (4).
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