Glossary – Teachings of Great Sages and Gurus of India

  • Jagrat

    ~~~ One of the three states of existence. Jagrat is the Waking State. Swapna is the Dream State while Jagrat is the Waking State and Sushupti is the Deep Sleep State.
  • Japa

    ~~~ Japa is the chanting of a Name or Mantra (a sacred word or phrase consecrated as sacred and beneficial for the Spiritual Path). It is an aid to help concentration of the mind and helps focus on a single thought to quieten the mind and prevent it from wandering into its favorite worldly thoughts and objects, which in turn produces peace of mind, tranquility and happiness. This also enables one to gain strength of mind to tackle the daily activities efficiently, unperturbed and with focus.
  • Jiva

    ~~~ Individual Self, a person [caption id="attachment_3394" align="aligncenter" width="480"]Jeeva, Individual Self, Person[/caption]
  • Jnana

    Knowledge, Self-Realization, Knowledge of the Real Self.
  • Jnani

    ~ One who has attained Self-Realization. A wise, all-knowing, enlightened Being. Jnani

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