116. If matter, in the form of karmas, is not of its own
accord bound with the Self, nor of itself evolves into modes of karma, then it becomes
117. If the primary karmic molecules do not transform themselves into
various karmic modes (associated with jiva) then it will lead to the non-existence of
samsara as in the case of the Sankhya system.
118. If you maintain that it is the Self that transforms the primary
karmic molecules into various karmic modes, then how is it possible for the Self who is a
Chetana entity to cause transformation in a thing which is by nature non-transformable.
119. Then it follows that matter of its own accord transform itself into
various modes of karmas. Hence it is false to maintain the jiva causes this transformation
into karmic modes.
120. The primary karmic molecules which undergo transformation as various
karmic modes are in reality material in nature. Know ye, then that the karmic
modifications such as jnanavaraniya, knowledge-obscuring karmas, etc. are also of similar