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What is the meaning of the word "Jina"?


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A
Conqueror of the self
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B
Conqueror of others
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C
The Great Noble
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D
The Omnipotent God

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The correct option is A Conqueror of the self
Vardhamana came to be known as Mahavira or Jina, the conqueror of the self. Hence, his followers came to be known as Jains. The Jains also considered him to be the last of the twenty four Tirthankaras.

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