Microcosmology: Atom In Jain Philosophy & Modern Science: [2.2.07] Atom In Jain Philosophy - Pudgala - Other Important Attributes (Modes) - Shape, Configuration (Samsthana)

Published: 15.09.2007
Updated: 02.07.2015

5. Shape, Configuration (Samsthana)


This also is an important attribute of the physical existence. It is related to the capability of the physical objects to extend in the three dimensional space. Shapes have infinite varieties, but they can be divided broadly into two groups:

  • (Regular or Symmetrical
  • Irregular or Non-symmetrical.

Some regular configurations are:

  • sphere,
  • cube,
  • pyramid,
  • etc.
Sources
  • Jain Vishva Barati Institute, Ladnun, India
  • Edited by Muni Mahendra Kumar
  • 3rd Edition 1995

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