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Re: Jain concepts

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Bhasha Paryapti - The presence of karmic particles that enable a jiva to speak.

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Mana Paryapti - The presence of karmic particles that enable a jiva to think rationally and distinguish between the heya (avoidable), jneya (knowable but not doable) and upadeya (worthy of emulation).

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Audarika Sharira - The physical body, made up of skin, bones, meat, blood, etc. All the living beings who lived on Earth have this body.

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Vaikriyaka Sharira - The body of heavenly beings and hellish beings. Not subject to the physical laws of the Earth. It is believed that this kind of physique can morph into various forms.

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Aharaka Sharira - This is a special kind of physique and can only be formed by very special ascetics who are extremely learned in the Ancient texts (the Purvas).

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Taijas Sharira - This kind of physique is had by each living being, since it is essential in order to absorb the food we eat, the liquids we drink and the air we breathe. It is likened to fire, since fire can consume all before it.

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Karmana Sharira - This kind of physique is had by each living being which is not liberated, whether the being lives in hell, heaven or Earth. This physique is made of karmas.

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The four Manoyogas are:

Satya Manoyoga - Truthful Mental Activity,
Asatya Manoyoga - False Mental Activity,
Mishra Manoyoga - Mental Activity that is partly true and partly false,
Vyavahara Manoyoga - Practical Mental Activity.

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The four Vacanayogas are:

Satya Vacanayoga - Truthful Verbal Activity,
Asatya Vacanayoga - False Verbal Activity,
Mishra Vacanayoga - Verbal Activity that is partly true and partly false,
Vyavahara Vacanayoga - Practical Verbal Activity.

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The 7 Kayayogas are:

Audarika Kayayoga,
Audarika Mishra Kayayoga,
Vaikriyaka Kayayoga,
Vaikriyaka Mishra Kayayoga,
Aharaka Kayayoga,
Aharaka Mishra Kayayoga,
Karmana Kayayoga.

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Ghātiyā karmas are those karmas that obstruct the soul's innate abilities of omniscience, omni-perception, supreme bliss and omnipotence.

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Jñānāvaraṇīya karma - Karmas that obstruct the soul's intrinsic ability to know everything (omniscience)

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Darśanāvaraṇīya karma - Karmas that obstruct the soul's intrinsic ability to see everything (omni-perception)

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Mohanīya karma - Deluding karmas that obstruct the soul's intrinsic ability to be supremely blissful.

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Antarāya karma - Obstruction-causing karmas that obstruct the soul's intrinsic supreme strength (omnipotence)

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Re: Jain concepts

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Aghātiyā karmas are those karmas that cause temporal bondage.

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Vedanīya karma - Karmas that cause feelings of happiness and unhappiness.

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Nāma karma - Karmas that determine the type of body the soul will take birth in.

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Āyu karma - Karmas that determine life span of the body the soul will take birth in.

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Re: Jain concepts

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Gotra karma - Karmas that determine whether one is born in a high status family or a low status family.

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