Mohaniya Karma is the most destructive among the eight
karmas The seven Karmas eclipse the original form of the soul. But the
Mohan1ya Karma surely distorts the very nature and qualities of the soul.
On account of this Karma, the Jivatma falls a victim to various kinds of
mental states and propensities. This is called Samjna in the Jain
terminology. Samjna means a mental state such as swooning or attachment.
The present-day psychologists call these by the name natural gonads. The
Jain dharma has classified them under ten heads.
Ahar Samjna : The tendency to eat and drink; and
thinking about them.
Bhay Samjna : Experiencing fear and worry ; and
thinking of them
Maithun Samjna : Engaging in sexual activity or
thinking of it
Parigrah Samjna : Having attachment; and thinking about
it. Specially for money.
Krodh Samjna : Experiencing anger and thinking of it.
Maan Samjna : Being arrogant and thinking about it.
Maya Samjna : Deceptive activity and thinking of it.
Lobh Samjna : The propensity of avarice and thinking of
Ogh Samjna : Blindly proceeding without thin- Imitation
king of the pros and cons of
Imitation an action.
Lok Samjna : Going by what others say.