How many senses do human beings have?
Can the soul be seen?
What are the four gatis (destinations)?
How many hells are there?
Who is a Bhavya Jiva?
A Jiva that has the potential to attain liberation is a Bhavya Jiva.
How many Dravya Pranas are there?
What are the ten dravya pranas (vitalities)?
How many Bhava Pranas are there?
What are the four bhava pranas?
What are the immobile Jivas?
Jivas that cannot move about are called immobile Jivas.
How many divisions are there in Sthavar (Immobile) Jivas?
Two, Subtle (Suksham) and gross (Badar)
What are the suksham (subtle) Jivas?
The Jiva that cannot be cut, pierced, burnt, or stopped. They are not
visible to worldly people.
How many divisions of Suksham Jivas are there?
What are the five divisions of suksham Jivas?
What are the gross Jivas?
The gross Jiva live in a gross body, which is visible to the naked eyes
and can be cut into pieces, can be pierced, can be burnt, and they can be
How many types of gross immobile (Sthavar) Jivas are there?
What are the five types of gross immobile Jivas?
Earth-body gross jives
Water-body gross jives
Fire-body gross jives
Air-body gross jivas
Plant-body gross jives
What are the gross water-body Jivas?
Jiva whose body is made of water
What are the gross fire-body Jivas?
Jiva whose body is made up of fire only
What are the gross air-body Jivas?
Jiva whose bodies is made of air
How many divisions of gross plant-body are there?
What are the two divisions of gross plant-body Jivas?
Ordinary (Sadharan) plant body
Individual (Pratyek) plant body Jivas
Is the Sadharan plant-body a Nigod Jiva? Yes
What are the broad divisions of Nigoda Jivas? Vyavahar group and
How many Nigoda Jivas can live in the space equivalent to that of a needle
Innumerable Nigoda Jiva
What are the Beindriya Jivas?
Jivas that have senses of touch and taste are called the Two-senseed (Beindriya)
What are the Chaurindriya Jivas?
Jivas that have sense of touch, taste, smell, and sight are called
What are the five-sensed organs?