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Sanskrit for “knowledge,” from the root jña, which is cognate with the English word “know.” It is used in the general sense of any kind of empirical knowledge, but also in a more metaphysical sense as the prerequisite for release (moksa) from the cycle of rebirth. It is often used synonymously with vidya.

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