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Doctrine of Karman in Jain Philosophy

PREFACE TO THE GERMAN EDITION by Dr. Helmuth von Glasenapp
The contents of first volume of the Karmagranthas.
PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION by Dr. Helmuth von Glasenapp
TRANSLATOR'S NOTE
  INTRODUCTION
  THE KARMAN IN ITSELF
  THE KARMAN IN THEIR RELATION TO THE SOUL AND TO ONE ANOTHER
  THE QUALITIES OF THE SOUL
  STATES OF EXISTENCE AND CLASSES OF BEINGS
  THE CAUSES OF THE KARMAN AND THE MEANS FOR ITS ANNIHILATION
  THE WAY OF SALVATION
  THE 14 GUNASTHANAKAS
  THE STATE OF THE RELEASED

THE KARMAN IN THEIR RELATION TO THE SOUL AND TO ONE ANOTHER


 

 

29d (for gods) = 28a + tirthakara.

 

30a (for 2,-3,-4 sensed animals) = 29a + cold luster.

 

30b (for 5-sensed animals) = 29b + cold luster.

 

30c (for human beings) = 29c + tirthakara.

 

30d (for gods) = celestial state and anupurvi + 5 senses + transformation-body and limbs + translocation-body and limbs + 1st figure + annihilation of others + breathing + pleasant gait + movable + gross + developed + individual body + beautiful + firm + sympathetic + suggestive + melodious + fame + 9 dhruvas.

 

31 (for gods) = 30d + tirthakara.

 

1 (bound only by persons in a high state of spiritual development) = fame.

 

In udaya 12 combinations are possible.

The following 12 prakrtis are "dhruvas", i.e. they always exist: fiery and karman bodies. "not light nor heavy", firm and flexible, beautiful and ugly, color, odor, taste, touch, formation.

 

It is distinguished between the realization of the karman during apantarala-gati (i.e. during the time between the new and the old incarnation) and the realization of the karman in the incarnated state.

 

20 uttara-prakrtis (with kevalins) = human state + 5 senses + movable + gross + developed + sympathetic + suggestive + fame + 12 dhruvas.

 

21a (with 1-sensed animals in apantarala-gati) = animal state and anupurvi + 1 sense + immovable + gross (fine) + developed (undeveloped) + unsympathetic + unsuggestive + fame (shame) + 12 dhruvas.

 

21b (with 2,-3,-4-sensed animals in apantarala-gati) = animal state and anupurvi + 2(3,4) senses + movable + gross + developed (undeveloped) + unsympathetic + unsuggestive + fame (shame) + 12 dhruvas.

 

21c (with 5-sensed animals in apantarala-gati) = animal state and anupurvi + 5 senses + movable + gross + developed (undeveloped) + sympathetic (unsympathetic) + suggestive (unsuggestive) + fame (shame) + 12 dhruvas.

 

21d (with human beings in apantarala-gati) = 21c with human state and anupurvi.

 

21e (with kevalins) = 20 + tirthakara.

 

21f (with gods in apantarala-gati) = 21c with celestial state and anupurvi, only developed.

 

21g (with infernal beings in apantarala-gati) = infernal state and anupurvi + 5 senses + movable + gross + developed + unsympathetic + unsuggestive + shame + 12 dhruvas.

 

24a (with incarnated 1-sensed animals) = animal state + 1 sense + common (individual) body + gross (fine) + developed (undeveloped) + unsympathetic + unsuggestive + fame (shame) + immovable + 6th figure + physical body + self-annihilation + 12 dhruvas.

 

24b (with aerial beings) = 24a, but transformation-body, gross, developed, shame.

 

25a (with developed 1-sensed animals) = 24a + annihilation of others.

 

25b (with gross aerial beings) = 24b + annihilation of others.

 

25c (with 5-sensed animals, capable of transformation) = animal state + 5 senses + movable + gross + developed + sympathetic (unsympathetic) + suggestive (unsuggestive) + fame (shame) + transformation-body and limbs + 1st figure + self-annihilation + individual body + 12 dhruvas.

 

25d (with human beings, capable of transformation) = 25c with human state.

 

25e (with human beings with translocation-body) = human state + 5 senses + translocation-body and limbs + 1st figure + self-annihilation + individual body + movable + gross + developed + sympathetic + suggestive + fame + 12 dhruvas.

 

25f (with gods) = 25c with celestial state.

 

25g (with infernal beings) = infernal state + 5 senses + movable + gross + developed + unsympathetic + unsuggestive + shame + transformation-body and limbs + 6th figure + self-annihilation + individual body + 12 dhruvas.

 

26a (with 1-sensed animals) = 24a + annihilation of others + breathing.

 

26b (with 1-sensed animals) = 24a + annihilation of others + warm splendor (cold luster).

 

26c (with aerial animals) = 24b + annihilation of others + breathing.

 

26d (with 2,-3,-4-sensed animals) = animal state + 2 (3,4) senses + movable + gross + developed (undeveloped) + unsympathetic + unsuggestive + fame (shame) + physical body and limbs + 6th figure + 6th firmness + self-annihilation + individual body + 12 dhruvas.

 

26e (with 5-sensed animals) = animal state + 5 senses + movable + gross + developed (undeveloped) + sympathetic (unsympathetic) + suggestive (unsuggestive) + fame (shame) + physical body and limbs + 1st-6th firmness + self-annihilation + individual body + 12 dhruvas.

 

26f (with human beings) = 26e, but human state.

 

26g (with kevalins) = human state + 5 senses + movable + gross + developed + sympathetic + suggestive + fame + physical body and limbs + 1st-6th figure + 1st firmness + self-annihilation + individual body + 12 dhruvas.

 

27a (with 1-sensed animals) = 24a + annihilation of others + breathing + warm splendor (cold luster).

 

27b (with 5-sensed animals capable of transformation) = 25c + annihilation of others + pleasant gait.

 

27c (with human beings capable of transformation) = 25d + annihilation of others + pleasant gait.

 

27d (with human beings with translocation-body) = 25e + annihilation of others + pleasant gait.

 

27e (with kevalins) = 26g + tirthakara.

 

27f (with gods) = 25f + annihilation of others + pleasant gait.

 

27g (with infernal beings) = 25g + annihilation of others + unpleasant gait.

 

28a (with 2,-3,-4,-sensed animals) = 26d + annihilation of others + unpleasant gait; only developed.

 

28b (with 5-sensed animals) = 26e + annihilation of others + pleasant (unpleasant) gait.

 

28c (with 5-sensed animals capable of transformation) = 25c + annihilation of others + pleasant gait + breathing.

 

28d (with human beings) = 26f + annihilation of others + pleasant gait.

 

28e (with human beings capable of transformation) = 25d + annihilation of others + pleasant gait + breathing.

 

28f (with human beings capable of transformation) = 25d annihilation of others + pleasant gait + cold luster.

 

28g (with human beings with translocation-bodies) = 25e + annihilation of others + pleasant gait + breathing.

 

28h (with human beings with translocation-bodies) = 25e + annihilation of others + pleasant gait + cold luster.