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WORD MEANING
   
Gaccha: A chapter of monks
   
Gajanimilika: Closing of eyes like an elephant
   
Gamdha: Smell.
   
Gamika (Sruta): Scriptures containing repetitions
   
Gana: A residence unit for monks
   
Ganadhara: Direct disciple of the Tirthankaras Supporters of the order, i.e., the first mendicant disciples of a Tirthankara
   
Gandha: Smell
   
Gandharva: Celestial musician
   
Gani-pidaga: Basket of the ganadharas, i.e., the canon ofthe Jainas
   
Ganin: Leader of the order
   
Garbha: Conception
   
Garhapatya-agni: One of the sacred fires of the Hindu srauta ritual
   
Gati: Birth; destiny
  Condition of existence.
  Condition
   
Gau: Cow (animal) or the action of going
   
Ghana-ambu: Humid air
   
Ghana-vata: Dense air
   
Ghatanama: Name of pitcher
   
Ghatikarman: Destructive karmans
   
Ghatiya: Destructive
  Karmas that have a vitiating effect upon the qualities of the soul
   
Ghoratavassi: One who practices severe austerities
   
Gorji: A term used for yati
   
Gotra: Exogamous groups
  Family-determining.
   
Gotra-karma: Karmas that determine environmental circumstances
   
Grahana: Cognition
   
Grahya: Cognitum
   
Granthi: Knot
   
Gumma: A chapter of monks
   
Guna: Attribute
  Quality
   
Guna (Kalpana): Quality
   
Guna sthana: Fourth spiritual stage.
   
Guna vratas: Special vows relating to the limitation and determination of his daily work, food and enjoyment.B1196
   
Guna-adhikshu: The path of liberation.
   
Guna-sabda: Word indicating quality
   
Gunasthana: The fourteen stages of purification
   
Gunavratas: Restraints that reinforce the practice of the anuvratas
   
Guni-desa (Kaladigata): Territory of object
   
Gupti: Preservation
  Restraint
   
Guru: Heavy
  Spiritual teacher
   
Guru-mudhata: False beliefs pertaining to teachers
   
Guru-upasti: Listening to and venerating teachers