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Posted: 23.05.2019
By Dr. Samani Mangal Pragya
Post canonical literature mentions five causes of bondage. First time, Acharya Umaswati stated the five causes viz. perversity, absence of self restraint, remissness, passions and activity The antecedent Acharyas followed him. But karma śāstra mentions four causes of bondage. Remissness has not been mentioned there. Ṭ hā ṇ a ṃ stated, remissness as the cause of miseries. Karmas...
Posted: 22.05.2019
By Dr. Samani Mangal Pragya
As mentioned before, the theory of cause and effect is one of the most significant doctrines in the philosophical world. Many philosophical concepts are based on the series of cause and effect. Doctrine of karma is an important doctrine in Jainism. This theory is based on the theory of cause and effect. Karmas are bound to the soul, but there must be some reason behind this. Bondage of karma is the effect but...
Posted: 21.05.2019
By Dr. Samani Mangal Pragya
The soul and the karma have a mutual relationship. Who is the pre­cursor of this relation? In other words, who is the doer of the karma? In this context, some optional concepts are presented here - Prak ṛ ti is the doer of the karma Destiny (niyati) is the doer of the Karma The soul is the doer of the Karma Sānkhya: Prak ṛ ti is the Doer of the Karma According to this first option, karma itself...

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