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Jain Tweet Definition of Jain Like Definition of Jain on Facebook
noun 
  1. a follower of Jainism
    He's a Catholic, a Hindu, an atheist, a ,<br>a Buddhist and a Baptist and a Jew.<br>And, he knows he shouldn't kill. (Donovan, Universal Soldier)
adjective 
  1. of or pertaining to Jainism
     
Jainism Tweet Definition of Jainism Like Definition of Jainism on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a religion and philosophy that originated in India.
     
jehad Tweet Definition of jehad Like Definition of jehad on Facebook
noun 
  1. Variant of jihad.
     
jihad Tweet Definition of jihad Like Definition of jihad on Facebook
noun 
  1. (Theology) a personal spiritual struggle for self-improvement and against evil
  2. (Islam) A holy war undertaken by Muslims for the purpose of ending oppression.
After the Prophet and his authorized Companions, no individual or group or state has the right to wage war against any non-Muslim country for the propagation of Islam. Now Jihad, or Qital to be precise, can be done by an Islamic state only for the purpose of ending oppression. -4:75 Qur"an
     
jinn Tweet Definition of jinn Like Definition of jinn on Facebook
noun (jinn)
  1. (Muslim demonology) A spirit, lower than the angels, who could appear in animal or human form and influence men
     
joss Tweet Definition of joss Like Definition of joss on Facebook
noun 
  1. A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.
     
joss stick Tweet Definition of joss stick Like Definition of joss stick on Facebook
noun 
  1. a kind of incense burned before a Chinese idol.
     

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