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Jaina:
Follower of Jina, a synonym for Nigantha; one who has samyak-darsana
Jaina-sasana: Teaching of the Jainas
Jala: Water
Janma: Birth
Janma-kalyana: Birth; one of the five auspicious events in the career of a Tirthankara
Jati: Birth, caste; species within a gati Genus of beings; Genus.
Jati-karma: The variety of nama-karma that determines one's specific destiny
Jayamala: Garland of victory; a hymn in praise of the Jinas
Jignasa: Curiosity
Jina: Spiritual victor; a synonym for Tirthankara
Jina-agama: Jaina scripture
Jina-bhavana: Jaina temple
Jina-bimba: Image of Jina
Jina-nama: Name of Jina
Jinasthapana: Image of Jina
Jiva: living soul; sentient
Jivatva: Soul
Jnana: Knowledge
Jnana-chetana: Consciousness characterized as knowing itself
Jyotiska: The steller gods