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WORD MEANING
   
Vacana: Statement
   
Vacya-vacaka-bhava: Relationship of the word and its meaning
   
Vada: Legitimate discourse
   
Vadara Nigoda Shunya-Vargana: Gross common-body-indiffrent-molecule
   
Vadara Nigoda-Vargana: Gross common-body-molecule
   
Vadin: Proponent
   
Vaggupti: Preservation of speech.
   
   
Vaidriyika: fluid.
   
Vaikalika: [Texts studied] beyond the prescribed hours
   
Vaikriyika: Fluid
  Fluid,the body of hellish and celestial beings, which they can change at will.
   
Vaikriyika-mishra: Fluid with karmic.
   
Vainayika-mithyatva: Mithyatva due to indiscriminate openmindedness
   
Vaineyika: Religion is identical with veneration of parents, king, etc., e.g., Confucianism.
   
Vairagya: Aversion leading to renunciation
  The non-attachment to sense pleasures.
   
Vaisya: A member of the merchant caste
   
Vaivahiki-kriya: The wedding ceremony
   
Vaiyavrittya-karana: Serving the meritorious..
   
Vaiyavritya: Service of the saints or worthy people--internal austerity.
   
Vaiyavrttya: Respectful service
   
Vajra Diamond: Adamantine
   
Vajra-naracha-Samhanana: Adamantine, joints and bones.
   
Vajra-rishabha-aracha-Samhanana: Adamantine, nerves, joints and bones.
   
Vakprayoga: Statement
   
Vakya: Sentence
   
Valaya: Layer of teh atmosphere
   
Vamana: Dwarf.
   
Vanaspati-kaya: Plant beings
   
Vanavasi: Forest dweller
   
Vandana: Reverent salutation
   
Vang: Movement by speech
   
Vardhamana (Avadhi): Augmenting
   
Varna: Caste hierarchy/ class; color; a quality of matter
  Color.
  Letters
   
Varna-vyavastha: Class/ caste system
   
Varnalabha: Ritual celebrating the establishment of a new household by a married son
   
Varsa: Continent
   
Varuni-dharana: A process of meditational "cleansing," accompanied with the water element.
   
Vasana: Memory impression
  Trace
   
Vastu: Real
   
Vastutva: capacity by which a substance has a fuction.
  Functionality
   
Vatsalya: Disinterested affection
  Tender affection for one's brother on the path of Liberation.
   
Vayu-kayika: Air-bodies
   
Veda: Sex-consciousness
  Sexual feelings
   
Vedaka-samyaktva: A synonym for ksayopasamika-samyaktva
   
Vedaniya: Feeling Karma
   
   
Vedaniya-karma: Karma responsible for mundane experience of pain and pleasure
   
Vibhava: Defiled; impure
   
Vibhu: All-pervasive
   
Vicara: Shifting attention from one mode to another
   
Vidarana-kriya: Proclaiming other's sins.
   
Vidhana: Ritual
   
Vidhi: Positively
   
Vidhi-sadhaka (Hetu): Positive, which proves something positive
   
Vidhikalpana: Positive aspect
   
Vidhirupa (Hetu): Positive
   
Vidya: The arts
   
Vigraha-gati: Movement of a soul to its new destiny
   
Vihayogati: Movement; capacity of moving in space.
   
Vijigisu: Who wants victory
   
Vikala-pratyaksa: Partial perception
   
Vikaladesa: Partial reference
   
Vikalpa: Idea
   
Vikalpa-prasiddhatva: Optional
   
Vikalpa-siddha: Optionally proved
   
Vikalpagamya: Optional knowledge
   
Vikalpatmika: Optional only
   
Vikrti: Defiled modification
   
Vimochitavasa: Residence in a deserted place.
   
Vinaya: Reverence to the elders Reverence--internal austerity.
  Veneration.
   
Vinaya-sampannata: Reverence for means of Liberation and for those who follow them.
   
Vipaka: Karmic retribution
   
Vipakavicaya: Meditation on karmic fruition
   
Vipaksa: Heterologous
   
Vipaksabadhaka-pramana: Proof which obstructs the opponent's view
   
Vipaksasattva: Presence in heterologous cases
   
Viparita: Contradictory
  Perverse belief, e.g., animal sacrifices lead to heaven.
   
Viparita-mithatva: Perverted or incorrect view
   
Viparitaropa: Contrary imposition
   
Viparyaya: Error
   
Vipulamati: Ample intelligence
   
Vira-nirvana: Beginning of the Jaina era; death [anniversary] of Mahavira
   
Virodha: Contradiction
   
Virodhi-himsa: Injury generated by standing in
   
Virodhi-himsa: opposition to an enemy
   
Virodhi-sanka: Doubt of the opponent
   
Viruddha: Contradictory
   
Viruddha sahacaranupalambha: Non-availability of the concomitant contradictory to the probandum
   
Viruddha-dharmadhyasa: Which imposes the opposite quality
   
Viruddha-karyanupalambha: Non-availability of the effect contradictory to the probandum
   
Viruddha-svabhavanupalambha: Non-availability of the nature contradictory to the probandum
   
Viruddha-vyapakanupalambha: Non-availability of the determinant concomitant contradictory to the probandum
   
Viruddhakarananupalambha: Non-availability of the cause contradictory to the probandum
   
Viruddhanupalabdhi: Non-availability of the contradictory
   
Viruddhopalabdhi: Availability of the contradictory
   
Virya: Energy
   
Virya Antaraya: obstructive of power of exercise of one's capacities.
   
Viryantaraya: Energy-obstruction
   
Visadrsa: Dissimilar
   
Visamvada: Wrangling, etc., wrong-belief, envy, back-biting, self-praise, censuring others, etc., and causes a bad-body-making karma.
   
Visani: An animal possessed of horns
   
Visesa-darsana: Particular observation
   
Visesavamarsa: Inference of the particular
   
Vishesha-guna: Special Attributes
   
Visistapratyaksa: Qualified direct perception
   
Visuddhi: Purity
   
Vitaraga: Free from passion; an epithet for an arhat
   
Vivaksa: Aspect emphasized by a speaker
   
Vivarta: Mode
   
Vivartavada: The theory of illusory causation in monistic Vedanta
   
Vivikta-sayyasana: Solitary place of rest
   
Vivikta-shayyasana: Sitting and sleeping in a lonely place, devoid of animate beings--external austerity.
   
Vrata: Restraint
  Vow.
   
Vrata-pratima: The second stage where a layman assumes the anuvratas
   
Vratyanukampa: Compassion for the vowers.
   
Vrishyeshta rasa-tyaga: Renouncing of exciting and aphrodisiac food or drinks.
   
Vritti-parisankhyana: Taking a mental vow to accept food from a house-holder, only if a certain dition is fulfilled, without letting anyone know about the vow--external austerity.
   
Vrtti: Subcommentary
   
Vrtti-parisamkhyana: Limiting the extent of one's begging rounds
   
Vyabhicara: Contradiction
   
Vyabhicarin: One who contradicts
   
Vyanjana: That which manifests
   
Vyanjana (Aksarasruta): Consonant
   
Vyanjanaksara (Sruta): Alphabet
   
Vyanjanaparyaya: Manifest modes
   
Vyanjanavagraha (Mati): Contact-awareness
   
Vyantaravasi: The peripatetic gods
   
Vyapaka: Determinant concomitant
   
Vyapakanupalabdhi: Non-av of the determinant concomitant
   
Vyapti: Necessary concomitance
   
Vyaptigraha: Cognition of the concomitance
   
Vyaptigrahana: Cognition of the concomitance
   
Vyaptijnana: Knowledge of necessary concomitance
   
Vyapya: Determinate concomitant
   
Vyapya (Hetu): Determinate concomitant
   
Vyapyopalabdhi: Availability of concomitant
   
Vyatikrama: Disturbed order
   
Vyatireka: Disagreement
   
Vyatireka-dharma: Disagreement
   
Vyavahara: Convention; appropriate proceedings Practical
   
Vyavahara (Naya): Empirical
   
Vyavaharabhasa: False empirical point of view
   
Vyavaharika: Empirical
   
Vyavasayin: Definitive
   
Vyaya: Decay
  Goes out of existance.
  Loss; disappearance
   
Vyuparatakriya-anivartin: Absolute nonmotion
   
Vyutpattinimitta: Etymological
   
Vyutsarga: Giving up attachment to the body, etc.--internal austerity.
  Renunciation of egoistic thoughts