Tag: BONDAGE AND LIBERATION

Vishesa (vaishesika)

Vishesa (vaishesika) Vishesa (vaishesika): The fifth category is Vishesa or particularity. It enables us to perceive things as different from one another. Every individual is a particular, a single and a unique thing different from all others. It has got a uniqueness of its own which constitutes its particularity. It is opposed to generality. Generality […]

Bondage And Liberation

Bondage And Liberation The earthly life is full of three kinds of pain. The first kind, called adhyatmika, is due to intra-organic psychophysical causes and includes all mental and bodily sufferings. The second, adhibhautika, is due to extra-organic natural causes like men, beasts, birds, thorns etc. The third, adhidaivika, is due to supernatural causes like […]

BONDAGE AND LIBERATION (JAINISM)

BONDAGE AND LIBERATION (JAINISM) BONDAGE AND LIBERATION (JAINISM): Karma is the link which unites the soul to the body. Ignorance of truth and four passions— anger (krodha), greed (lobha), pride (mana) and delusion (Maya) which are called kasaya or sticky substances where karmic particles stick, attract the flow of karmic matter towards the soul. The […]