Kg. I, 62b, II 212b.
Tattv X, Comp. Utt 36, 50. Aup. $$ 160-169.
When the karman is entirely annihilated, the
released one goes to the end of the world. Relieved of all matter, the
soul ascends in a straight line during a samaya to the summit of the
world, as a gourd freed from all filth sinks no longer to the bottom but
rises to the surface of the water.
High above the
Sarvarthasiddhi-heaven, close to the border between world and no-world,
lies the magnificent region Isatpragbhara, is shape like an unfolded
sun-shade. Thereto the blessed betake themselves in order to settle down
permanently in the uppermost part of it, in Sita. Without visible shape,
bodiless, but a dimension in space (immaterial) of 2/3 of that which they
had during their last existence, they dwell there thenceforward into all
eternity, and enjoy the infinite, incomparable, indestructible
supernatural happiness of salvation.
Eternally ascending and
descending periods of time are following one another in constant change,
continually souls, infinite in number, are wandering through the terrible
ocean of Samsara--unaffected by the doings of the world, the Siddha
remains in his serene rest, freed from the torments of the bodily
existence, released from the cycle of births and never returning to it.
The orbs of day and night, the wandering
Again to sight their heavenly courses
The soul, released from grasp of earthly
Soaring in highest space doth ne'er