Jiva or Jiwa may refer to:

  • Jiva, a Sanskrit term for the immortal essence of a living organism
  • a Sanskrit trigonometric term also known as jyā. See Jyā, koti-jyā and utkrama-jyā
  • Farouk Jiwa, a Canadian African development activist
  • Jiva Goswami (1513-1598), a philosopher and saint from the Gaudiya Vaishnava school of Vedanta Tradition


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