jnana-marga

noun
\ jəˌnänəˈmärgə \
plural -s

Definition of jnana-marga

: the Hindu approach to salvation by the way of knowledge developed in the Upanishads and the philosophic systems (as Sankhya, Vedanta, Yoga) and involving mental and ascetic self-discipline often in the companionship of a guru — compare karma-marga

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History and Etymology for jnana-marga

Sanskrit jñānamārga, from jñāna + mārga road, way

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“Jnana-marga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jnana-marga. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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