Definition of prajna in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpraʒna


[mass noun] Buddhism
Direct insight into the truth taught by the Buddha, as a faculty required to attain enlightenment.
More example sentences
  • The process of deepening our understanding is referred to as the three levels of prajna, or the three prajnas.
  • We can no longer believe what our negative emotions are telling us, because prajna is bringing us in tune with deeper truths.
  • With payu and prajna, we can learn from our mistakes.


from Sanskrit prajñā.

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