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Chapter - 21

 

 

What are the five shareers (bodies) a Jiva can have?

Audarik shareer, vaikriya shareer, aharak shareer, taijas shareer, karman shareer

 

What are the five types of Jivas?

One-sensed Jivas, Two-sensed Jivas, Three-sensed Jivas, Four-sense Jivas, and Five-sensed Jivas.

 

How many types of Jivas are there?

There are five types of Jivas.

 

How long have the Jivas and the Ajivas been in the universe?

They have been there since time immemorial.

 

Is the world formed of only Jivas?

No, it is formed of Jivas and Ajivas.

 

Can Jivas or Ajivas go to Alokakash?

No.

 

Is there any difference between an atom and a parmanu pudgal?

A Parmanu pudgal is much more subtle than an atom; it has no further divisions.

 

What are the ten divisions of the Jivas?

Five - Fully developed one, two, three, four, and five sensed Jiva

Five - Non-fully developed one, two, three, four and five sensed Jiva

 

What are the nine divisions of Jivas?

1) Earth-body Jiva,

2) Water-body Jiva

3) Fire-body Jiva

4) Air-body Jiva

5) Vegetable-body Jiva

6) Two-sensed-Jiva

7) Three-sensed-Jiva

8) Four-sensed-Jiva, and

9) Five-sensed-Jiva

 

What are the six divisions of Jivas?

Earth-body,

Water-body,

Fire-body,

Air-body,

Plant-body, and

Mobile Jiva.

 

What are the five divisions of Jivas?

One-sensed Jivas

Two-sensed Jivas

Three-sensed Jivas

Four-sensed Jivas, and

Five-sensed jives

 

What are the four divisions of Jivas?

Jivas living in

Hell,

Plant or animal body,

Human body, and

Celestial beings

 

What are the three divisions of Jivas?

Male

Female, and

Neuter

 

What are the two divisions of Worldly Jivas?

Immobile Jivas and

Moving Jivas

 

What are the two divisions of all the Jivas?

Worldly Jiva

Liberated Jiva

 

What are the two broad divisions of Akasha?

Lokakasha

Alokakash

 

What are the five divisions of Ajivas?

Dharmastikaya

Adharmastikaya

Akastikay

Kala, and

Pudgal

 

How many divisions of Ajivas are there?

five

 

How many Ajivas are there in this group: fish, book, lamp, water, table, and chair?

There are four ajivas in this list.

 

What is Ajiva?

An Ajiva substance does not have consciousness.

 

What are the two elements of which this world is formed?

Jivas

Ajivas

 

Name five types of a one-sensed Jivas.

Earth-body Jivas

Water-body Jivas

Fire-body Jivas

Air-body Jivas, and

Vegetable-body Jivas

 

How many different types of a one-sensed Jivas are there?

Five

 

What are the five senses in a Jiva?

Touch

Taste

Smell

Sight

Hearing