(In Jainism) a great teacher who has attained liberation from karma.
More example sentences
- Great teachers called Thirhankaras (also called Jinas) had already established the religion.
- Numerous ahistorical Buddhas make an appearance in Mahyna literature, notably the five Jinas who are popular in tantric schools.
- The standardization of Jina images is such that most Jinas cannot otherwise be distinguished.
from Sanskrit (see also Jain).
Definition of Jina in:
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