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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 8

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 8

जीवा मुत्ता संसारिणो य, तस थावरा य संसारी|
पुढवी जल जलण वाउ, वणस्सई थावरा नेया||
In this stanza, the fifth and final type of sthavara jiva i.e. vanaspatikaya jiva are defined and explained.

VANASPATIKAYA : Vanaspatikaya jiva are living beings that have vegetable or flora as their own bodies, also known as vegetal bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 8” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 7

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 7

उब्भामग उक्कलिया,
मंडलि मह सुद्ध गुंजवाया य|
घण-तणु वायाईसा, भेया खलु वाउकायस्स||
In this stanza, the fourth type of sthavara jiva i.e. Vaukaya jiva are defined and explained.

VAUKAYA : Vaukaya jiva are living beings that have air as their own bodies, also known as air bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 7” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 6

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 6

इंगाल जाल मुम्मुर,
उक्कासणि कणग विज्जुमाईआ|
अगणि जियाणं भेया, नायव्वा निउण बुद्धिए||
In this stanza, the third type of sthavara jiva i.e. Teukaya jiva are defined and explained.

TEUKAYA / AGNIKAYA : Agnikaya jiva are living beings that have fire as their own bodies, also known as fire bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 6” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 5

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 5

भोमंतरिकूख-मुदगं ओसा
हिम करग हरितणू महिआ|
हुंति घणोदहिमाई, भेयाणेगा य आउस्स||
In this stanza, the second type of sthavara jiva i.e. Apkaya jiva are defined and explained.
APKAYA : Apkaya jiva are living beings that have water (in any form) as their own bodies, also known as water bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 5” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 3-4

Jiv Vichar - Gatha 3-4

Gatha 3

फलिहमणिरयण विद्दुम,
हिंगुल हरियाल मणसिलरसिंदा|
कणगाई घाउ सेढी, वन्निय अरणेट्टय पलेवा||

Gatha 4

अब्भय तूरी ऊसं, मट्टी-पाहाण-जाईओ णेगा|
सोवीरंजण लुणाई, पुढविभेआई ईच्चाई||

PRUTHVIKAYA : Pruthvikaya jiva are living beings having earth, soil, minerals, etc as their own bodies, also known as earthly bodies. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 3-4” »

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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 2

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 2

जीवा मुत्ता संसारिणो य, तस थावरा य संसारी|
पुढवी जल जलण वाउ, वणस्सई थावरा नेया||

The classification of living beings commences with the two major state of souls:

A. MUKTA (Liberated souls)
B. SANSARI (Non-liberated souls/Transient souls)
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Jiv Vichar – Gatha 1

Jiv Vichar   Gatha 1

भुवण पईवं वीरं, नमिऊण भणामि अबुहबोहत्थं|
जीवसरुवं किंचि वि, जह भणियं पुव्वसूरिहिं||

In the first stanza, the author pays obeisance to Lord Mahavira who through his omniscience enlightens the three loka which are deprived of the right knowledge. Continue reading “Jiv Vichar – Gatha 1” »

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