Glossary

Mysticism
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TermMysticism
Alternative Termsmystic, mystics, mystical
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A system of contemplative prayer, meditation and complete detachment from worldly affairs in the hope of gaining direct spiritual experience of the divine. In Jainism those who practise mystical techniques hope to gain true self-realisation and thus destroy karma and be liberated.

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