(Sanskrit) Literally without (a-) knowledge (-jnana). Ajnana is a term used in Hindu philosophy to refer to a state of consciousness that lacks perception of reality, and is thus the cause of suffering.
"Take everything from each moment, because each moment is a child of Gnosis, each moment is absolute, alive and significant. Momentariness is a special characteristic of the Gnostics. We love the philosophy of momentariness."