Abhiññā (Pāli), Abhijñā (Skt., ‘higher knowledge’). In Buddhism, any of six supernormal powers: (i) psycho-kinesis, (ii) clairaudience, (iii) telepathy, (iv) knowledge of the rebirth of others and of the karmic factors, (v) knowledge of one's own former rebirths, (vi) knowledge of the extinction of the āsavas.
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