Correct Knowledge

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Correct Knowledge is a Jain term syncretic with the LP concept of Right Thought

Syncretic Terms

Right Thought > Correct Knowledge, Right Discrimination, Vichara


"Here [in this Jaina system], the wise define correct knowledge as the under- standing, either in detail or in brief, of the [seven] principles as they really are."[1]


  1. Quarnstrom, Olle, trans. The YogaSastra of Hemacandra: A Twelfth Century Handbook on Svetambara Jainism. Cambridge: Harvard University, 2002. p. 16.