Ghati karma

Published: 09.12.2008
Updated: 12.06.2012
Ghāti Karmas, Ghātiyā karma, Ghātī karma

The karma which veils the fundamental attribute such as knowledge, intuition etc.;

There are four ghātī karmas:

1 Gyanavarniya Karma

knowledge-veiling karma

2 Darsanavaraniya Karma

intuition-veiling karma

3 Mohaniya Karma

deluding karma

4 Antaraya Karma

obstructing karma

The soul which annihilates these four ghātī karmas becomes omniscient, and attains emancipation at the end of life; it is necessarily in the form of pāpa; it is also the cause of new bondage of the pāpa.


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  1. Antaraya
  2. Antaraya Karma
  3. Darsanavaraniya karma
  4. Gyanavarniya
  5. Gyanavarniya Karma
  6. Karma
  7. Karmas
  8. Mohaniya
  9. Mohaniya Karma
  10. Omniscient
  11. Pāpa
  12. Soul
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