341. If any Sramanas thus preach approving such a Sankhya
doctrine, then according to them prakriti (karmic material becomes the agent and all the
souls would be inactive. On the other hand, if you maintain, "my soul transforms
itself by itself", this opinion of yours is wrong.
342. In the scripture, the soul is described to be eternal and of
immeasurable extension. Hence, of its own accord, it is incapable of increasing or
decreasing (its spatial form).
343. Know ye: that the soul, from the point of view of extension, is
really co-extensive with the universe. Therefore, how is this eternal substance caused to
assume decreased or increased spatial form.
344.It is accepted that the conscious principal remains of the nature of
knowledge. Therefore, the Self, of its own accord, does not transform itself by itself.