Ayusya Karma

Published: 30.11.2013
Updated: 15.07.2015
Alias(es)
Ayu Karma, Ayush Karma, Ayushya Karma, Ayuśya Karma, Ayuṣya, Āyu Karma, Āyuṣya Karma, Āyuṣya Karman, āyuṣya
Life-span-determining karma

It is a type of karma which is responsible for the life-span of the soul in a particular realm.

It has four sub-types:

1

Devāyusya

life-span-determining in the realm of gods

2

Manusyāyusya

life-span-determining in the realm of humans

3

Tiryañcāyusya

life-span-determining in the realm of sub-humans

4

Nārakāyusya

life-span-determining in the realm of infernals

The first two sub-types are auspicious, the last two are inauspicious. Only a soul in the second sub-type (i.e., human-life-span) can attain emancipation. Unless the āyusya karma is completely annihilated, the soul cannot attain emancipation.

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