Glossary

Arhat
Type of termDefinition
TermArhat
Alternative TermsArhant, Arihant, Arihanta, Arahanta, Arhats, Arhants, arihants, Arihantas, Arahantas
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Sanskrit term meaning 'destroyer of enemies'. The enemies are the inner desires and passions. It is also a synonym for Jina. An Arhat is a liberated soul who has not yet left his fleshly body, but, as an omniscient being, is 'worthy of worship'.

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