Dharmastikaya

Published: 08.08.2007
Updated: 02.07.2015
Alias(es)
Dharmaastikay, Dharmastikāya, Dharmāstikāy, Dharmāstikāya

Medium of motion

with accelerating potential.

One of the six eternal uncreated substances.

Might be associated with Ether:

"positiv" Ether dharmastikaya Medium of motion
"negativ" Ether adharmastikaya Medium of rest


Medium of motion

One of the six fundamental Dravyas (substances) or five Astikāyas (extended substances); The substance, which is the unique inevitable medium of motion, passively assisting in the motion of the Jīvas (souls or living beings) and the pudgalas (physical substances), which are apt to undertake motion;

  • it is only one (single) in number with respect to substance;
  • it is eternal, non-corporeal (i.e., devoid of colour etc.);
  • it is pervading the whole Loka (cosmos);
  • it has innumerable number of Pradeśas (the indivisible units of the substance);
  • it is antithesis of Adharmāstikāya (fundamental substance quâ medium of rest).

Anekanta: Philosophy Of Co-Existence
by Acharya Mahaprajna

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  1. Acharya
  2. Acharya Mahaprajna
  3. Adharmastikaya
  4. Adharmāstikāya
  5. Anekanta
  6. Astikāyas
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  8. Ether
  9. Loka
  10. Pradeśas
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