Moksha: Liberation, emancipation, salvation. or Liberation from an endless succession of lives through
Moksha Marga: The path of liberation.
Muni: A monk.
Madhya-loka Middle of terrestrial world
Madhyasthya Tolerance or indifference to those who are uncivil or ill-behaved.
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.
Manah-paryaya Psychic mode
Manah-paryaya (Jnana) Intuition of the modes of other minds Telepathy
Manah-paryaya-darsana Intuition of the psychic mode
Manahparyayajnana Direct awareness of thought forms of others without the aid of mind or
Manasatva Mental cognition
Manastambha A characteristic Jaina pillar
Mano Agrahya-Vargana Mind-unreceivable-molecule
Manodravya Mind substance
Manogupti Preservation of mind.
Manojanma Born of mind
Manojanya Born of mind
Mantra Holy litany
Manushya Anupurvi Human--Migratory form.
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
Matijana Mind-based knowledge
Maulahetu Original cause
Maya Causes inflow of sub-human age karma
Cheating others, preaching the false doctrines, etc. Deceit
Maya-shalya The thorn of deceit.
Mayakriya Deceitful disturbance of some one's right knowledge and faith.
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
Mithyadrsti Incorrect viw of reality, the first gunasthana
Mithyatva Lack of insight; synonymous with mithyadarsana and mithyadrsti
Mithyatva-kriya That which strengthenswrong belief, e.g., superstition, etc.
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
Salvation; emancipation from the cycle of birth and death
Moksa-marga The path of salvation
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
Murtatva Along with Achetanatva, is common to Matter.