Published: 05.07.2010
Updated: 22.04.2012
Pañcāstikāya, Paṅcāstikāya

The theory of Pañcāstikāya propounded by Lord Mahāvīra explains in depth, the Jaina theory of reality.

  • There are four Astikāyas that are formless
  • Pudgalāstikāya has form

  • four of the Astikāyas are insentient
  • one (soul) is sentient.


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  1. Astikāyas
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  4. Mahāvīra
  5. Pañcāstikāya
  6. Pudgalāstikāya
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