kevalin
(Sanskrit = completed soul — from kevala, alone, pure, or absolute)

A person who has experienced kevala jnana, the Jain version of enlightenment.

Notes
1. According to the Jains, only kevalins can comprehend reality in all its aspects and manifestations.

2. The final kevalin was Jambu, a disciple of one of the 11 chief disciples of Mahavira.
Categories: jainism



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