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Moksha: Liberation, emancipation, salvation. or Liberation from an endless succession of lives through
reincarnation.
Moksha Marga: The path of liberation.
Muni: A monk.

Madhu   Honey
Madhura   Sweet.
Madhya-loka   Middle of terrestrial world
Madhyasthya   Tolerance or indifference to those who are uncivil or ill-behaved.
Madya   Alcohol
Maha-Skandha-Vargana   Great-molecule-molecule
Mahana   Prakrit for Sanskrit brahmana
Mahavira-jayanti   Birth anniversary of Mahavira
Mahavrata   The five great vows of a mendicant
Maitri   Benevolence for all living beings.
Mamsa   Flesh; meat
Mana   Movement by mind.
Pride
Manah-paryaya   Psychic mode
Manah-paryaya (Jnana)   Intuition of the modes of other minds Telepathy
Manah-paryaya-darsana   Intuition of the psychic mode
Manahparyaya-jnanavarana   Mental-knowledge-obscuring.
Manahparyayajnana   Direct awareness of thought forms of others without the aid of mind or
senses
Manas   Mind
Manasatva   Mental cognition
Manastambha   A characteristic Jaina pillar
Mano Agrahya-Vargana   Mind-unreceivable-molecule
Mano-Vargana   Mind-molecule
Manodravya   Mind substance
Manogupti   Preservation of mind.
Manojanma   Born of mind
Manojanya   Born of mind
Mantra   Holy litany
Manushya   Human.
Manushya Anupurvi   Human--Migratory form.
Manushya-Ayu   Human-age-karma
Manushyayu   Human age.
Manusya   Human being
Manusya-gati   Human destiny
Marga prabhavana   Propagation of the path of Liberation.
Masi   Ink; writing
Mastakabhiseka   Head-anointing [ceremony]
Mati (Jnana)   Perceptual
Mati-jnanavarana   Sensitive-knowledge-obscuring.
Matijana   Mind-based knowledge
Maulahetu   Original cause
Maya   Causes inflow of sub-human age karma
Cheating others, preaching the false doctrines, etc. Deceit
Deceit.
Maya-shalya   The thorn of deceit.
Mayakriya   Deceitful disturbance of some one's right knowledge and faith.
Mayavada   Illusionism
Mithya (Sruta)   False
Mithya darshana   Wrong belief.
Mithya-darshana-kriya   Praising actions due to wrong belief.
Mithya-drsti   Perverted vision
Mithya-shalya   The thorn of wrong-belief.
Mithyadarsana   Synonymous with mathyadrsti and mithyatva
Mithyadarshana   wrong-belief
Mithyadrsti   Incorrect viw of reality, the first gunasthana
Mithyatva   Lack of insight; synonymous with mithyadarsana and mithyadrsti
wrong belief.
Mithyatva-kriya   That which strengthenswrong belief, e.g., superstition, etc.
Mohaniya   Deluding
Mohaniya-karma   Karma that prevents the true perception of reality and the purity of the
soul; karma that defiles the bliss-quality of the soul
Moksa   Liberation
    Salvation; emancipation from the cycle of birth and death
Moksa-marga   The path of salvation
Moksha   Liberation
    The total separation of Soul from the bondage of all matter
Muh-patti   A small piece of cloth worn over the mouth by Sthanakavasi mendicants
to protect airbodies from harm
Mukta   The Liberated Soul.
Mula Guna   a kind of production of the dependance relating to the non-soul, i.e., of the
body, speech, mind and respiration.
Mulagunas   The eight basic restraints of a Jaina layman
Mulasutra   A group of texts belonging to the subsidiary canon
Muni   Mendicant; sage
Murccha   Delusion
Murtatva   Along with Achetanatva, is common to Matter.
Materiality