Scientific Vision Of Lord Mahāvīra ► [03] Space and Time in the Bh.S ► The Utility Of The Analogical Time Periods

Posted: 01.07.2009

The Bh.S explains that the similies of innumerable time based on pits and oceans are used to calculate the periods of ascending and descending cycles in cosmic time, the duration of knowledge-covering and other types of karmic bondage, and the lengths of repeated births of different living beings in similar body.[109] The total number of islands and oceans in the middle region is calculated as equal to 2.5 times the number of time units in the subtle transfer ocean-measured year.

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