Kimnara

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The words Kinnara or Kimnara (Pali kinnara; Skt. kiṃnara; Tib. མིའམ་ཅི་, mi'amchi; Wyl. mi'am ci) are used interchangeably and refer to a class of semi-divine beings that resemble humans to the degree that their very name — which means “Is that a man?” — suggests some confusion as to their divine status. The Jatakas describe Kinnaras as harmless and innocent beings fond of music and song.