Definitions for yana

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yana(noun)

    a member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in northern California

  2. Yana(noun)

    the Yanan language spoken by the Yana


  1. Yana(ProperNoun)

    . A romanization of the name u042Fu043Du0430.

  2. yana(Noun)

    Any of the three vehicles of Buddhist practice; Mahayana, Hinayana and Vajrayana.

  3. Origin: यान


  1. Yana

    Yāna refers to a mode or method of spiritual practice in Buddhism, and in particular to divisions of various schools of Buddhism according to their type of practice.


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