Knowledge’, of which there are five main types:
- mind-based and sensory knowledge – mati-jñāna
- scriptural knowledge – śruta-jñāna
- extra-sensory knowledge or clairvoyance – avadhi-jñāna
- knowledge of others’ minds or telepathy – manaḥparyaya-jñāna
- omniscience or absolute knowledge – kevala-jñāna.
With spiritual progress, one can gain the different types of knowledge.
Also one of the 14 ‘gateways’ or categories of investigation of mārgaṇā or ‘soul-quest’.« Back to Glossary Index