Papa: Vice, sin, inauspicious act, demerit.
Paramatma: The omniscient, the liberated soul.
Parva: Holy days meant for specific religious observances.
Purva: A group of fourteen Jain canonical texts.
Punya: Merit, pious act, virtue, auspicious act or karma.
Padartha-pratibandha Indirectly connected with an object
Padastha-dhyana Concentration upon holy chants
Padma-lesya Lotus-pink karmic stain
Paindastha-dhyana Concentration upon certain objects made up of the elements of matter
Paksa-sadhya-samsarga Association of the subject with the probandum
Paksa-suddhi Purification of the thesis
Paksabhana Knowledge of the subject
Paksadharmata Subsistence in the subject
Paksadharmatva Subsistence in the subject
Paksadosa Fallacy in the thesis
Paksavacana Statement of the subject
Paksiya sadhya-sadhana-sambandha Relationship of the probandum and the probane of the subject
Pamana-siddha Proved by definite organ of knowledge
Panca-kalyana The five auspicious events in the life of a Tirthankara; -mahotsava (the celebration of these events)
Panca-mahavrata see also mahavrata
Panca-namaskara-mantra see also namaskara-mantra
Panca-rupya Five characteristics
Papa Unwholesome karmas
Papopadesha Preaching of sin to others.
Para (Samgraha naya) Ultimate
Para prashansa praising others
Para-dravya The being, location, time, or state, respectively, of other objects
Para-pratipatti Understanding of others
Paraghata Destructive; Possessing a limb or organ fatal to others, as a lion's claws,
Paramatman The highest [the liberated] soul
Paramesthin The supreme divinity
Paraninda Speaking ill of others.
Parartha For others (eye etc.)
Parartha (Anumana) For others (i.e. syllogistic)
Pararthya Meant for others
Parasamaya The tenants of others
Paridevana Piteous or pathetic moaning to attract compassion.
Parigraha-tyaga Preparatory to the monk's life. enjoins a gradual giving up of the world and retiring into some very quiet place to acquire the knowledge of truth and ultimately to become fit to be a teacher of the path to Liberation.
Parigrahatyaga-pratima The ninth stage in which a layman abandons the cares of worldly possessions
Parihara-vishuddhi Ideal and passionless conduct.
Parinami-nitya Eternal but constantly changing
Parinamika Existence of knowledge
Paripurna (Naigama) Non-distinguished in general
Parisaha-jaya Victory over the afflictions
Parishaha-jaya Sub-dual of sufferings
Paritapiki-kriya Anything which may cause mental pain to oneself or others.
Parivrajaka A non-Jaina mendicant
Parmarthika (Pratyaksa) Transcendental
Paroksa Indirect perception, accomplished through the senses, inference, etc. non-perceptual
Paroparodhakarana Residence in a place where one is not likely to be prohibited by others nor where one should be likely to prohibit others.
Parsad gunaudbhavana proclaiming the good qualities of others.
Parthivi-dharana Visualization of certain scenes by means of the earth element
Parvan Jaina holy days
Paryapta rational five-sensed, fully developable soul.
Paryapti Developable; capable of developing the body.
Mode; a synonym for bhava
Paryayarthikabhasa False point of view of mode
Paryayastikanaya Point of view of the mode
Paryusana-parva A ten-day holy period for fasting during the rainy season
Pasavaccijja Those who follow the discipline of Parsva
Phaddaga A chapter of monks
Pinchi A peacock-feather whiskbroom
Pita-lesya Yellow karmic stain
Pitr-loka World of the Manes
Posadhopavasa The third siksavrata and fourth pratima; fasting on the eighth and
fourteenth days of each lunar fortnight
Posaha-sala Fasting hall
Propagation of the path of Liberation.
Prachala-prachala Heavy drowsiness.
Pradesa Space-point; amount of karma
pradesha-bandha The particular number of the molecules actually absorbed.
Pradeshatva Capacity of having some kind of location in space.
Pradoshiki-kriya Tendency to accuse others in anger
Prakaranasama (Hetvabhasa) Inconclusive
Prakirnaka Miscellaneous; a group of Jaina canonical texts; scatterd stars
Prakrti Original nature of mind and matter in the Samkhya doctrine; types of
Negligence; carelessness; apathy
Pramada-charitra Thoughtless or inconsiderate conduct, such as plucking flowers or
breaking branches of trees, without any purpose.
Organ of knowledge
Pramana-prasiddhatva Definitelly proved
Pramana-vikalpa-prasiddatva Optionally proved
Pramana-vikalpa-siddha Proved as well as optionally proved
Pramanaikadesatva Cognising a part of the organ of knowledge
Pramanatva (No definition given)
Pramanavakya Statement of the organ of knowledge
Pramatr The knower
Pramatta-virata Total restraint without overcoming pramada; the sixth gunasthana
Pramatva Organ of knowledge
Prameyatva Capacity of being known by someone, or of being the subject-matter of
Pramoda Delight at the sight of beings,better qualified or more advanced than ourselves on the path of liberation.
Pranatipiki-kriya Depriving another of vitalities of age, sense-organs, power or respiration.
Pranayama Yogic control of respiration
Prapyakarita Working in close contact
Prapyakaritva Contactory nature
Prarambha-kriya trying to persevere in one's attachment to worldly belongings.
Prasanga-viparyaya Perverted cause
Prasnadesa Astrologer (who answers questions)
Prasnika Who asks question
Prati-narayana A Jaina literary type; the villian
Pratiharya Miraculous phenomenon
Pratikramana Ritualized confession
Pratima Stages of renunciation for a layman
Pratimas The Eleven stages of the Householder's Life.
Pratipatin (Avadhi) Extinguishing
Pratisedha-sadhaka (Hetu) Which proves something negative
Pratisedharupa (Hetu) Negative
Pratisrika Each one of them
Pratyakhyana Renunciation of certain foods; one of the six avasayakas
Pratyakhyanavarananiya Obstructors of complete renunciation
Pratyakhyanavaraniya Total-vow-preventing passions including anger, pride, deceit and greed.
Pratyaksa Direct perception
Pratyaksa viruddha Contradicted by perceptual cognition
Pratyaksagamya Perceived directly
Pratyayiki-kriya Inventing new sense-enjoyments.
Pratyeka Individual; solitary
Pratyeka sharira Individual body; A body enjoyable by one soul only.
Pratyeka Sharira-Vargana Individual body-molecule
Pravacana-matrka The eight exercises that prepare a monk for advanced meditational states
Pravachana-bhakti Devotion to Scriptures.
Pravachanavatsalatva Tender affection for one's brothers on the path of liberation.
Prayascitta Repentence of transgressions
Prayashchitta Expiation--internal austerity.
Prayoga-kriya bodily movement.
Prayogya-labdhi Reduction of karmic matter in soul attainment of purity due to such a
Prayojaka-vrddha A man, who comprehends the word
Prayojya-vrddha Elder person, who is asked to do a thing
Proshadhopavasa Fortnightly must fast.
Taking a vow to fast on 4 days of the month,viz. the two 8th and the two 14th days of every lunar fortnight.
Psadha-pratima The fourth sravaka-pratima
Pudgala Dravya Matter-Substance
pudgala-skandha Aggregate of matter
Pudgalavadin Follower of Buddhist school which upholds a theory of soul
Sexual cravings for a female
Punya-karma Wholesome karma
Punya-ksetra Field of merit
Puranas Name of a class of sacred texts dealing with the lives of Tirthankaras
Purusa-visesa Special soul, i.e., the God (Isvara) of the Yoga school
Purva A group of fourteen Jaina canonical texts, now extinct
Purva ratanu smarana-tyaga Renouncing of thinking over, remembrance of past enjoyment of women.
Purvacara (Hetu) Predecessor
Purvacaranupalabdhi Non-availability of the predecessor