Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in Jainism) a great teacher who has attained liberation from karma.
- ‘Hence, Samantabhadra examined the statements of the omniscient Jinas to examine if they were compatible with anekantavada.’
- ‘We have come to the end of the Mandala of the five Jinas and looked at the five Wisdoms.’
- ‘Numerous ahistorical Buddhas make an appearance in Mahyna literature, notably the five Jinas who are popular in tantric schools.’
- ‘Great teachers called Thirhankaras (also called Jinas) had already established the religion.’
- ‘One of the Jinas, by the name of Rishabha, is said to have lived millions of years ago.’
- ‘In addition, each of the Jinas was associated with a specific period of cosmic time.’
- ‘Those Jinas who, in every age, preach the law and establish the order, are called Tirthankaras.’
- ‘The standardization of Jina images is such that most Jinas cannot otherwise be distinguished.’
- ‘In the Jain religion, it is a symbol of the seventh Jina, Suparsva.’
- ‘Therefore, they were always found around Jinas and that has reflected their presence in the Jain temples and also around the idols of the Jinas.’
- ‘It is a non-theistic religion with its own sacred texts and Jinas, or ‘Spiritual Victors’.’
From Sanskrit (see also Jain).
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.