Paramanu

Published: 17.08.2007
Updated: 22.04.2012
Alias(es)
Paramanus, Paramānu, Paramāṇu, Paramāṇu, Paramāṇus, Parāmāṇu

Paramāṇu

According to Jaina cosmology matter (pudgala) can only be divided and subdivided to a certain extent that it is not possible to further subdivide it. This indivisible part of matter is called paramāṇu and is much more minute than even an atom.

Infinitesimally minute particles of Pudgal.

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