Posted: 13.08.2007
Updated on: 24.01.2012


Jivāstikāya, Jīvāstikāya

The totality of all Jīvas, soul

comprising of infinite number of Jīva Dravya, which is possessed of the quality of upayoga (consciousness or the activity of sentience).

Anekanta: Philosophy Of Co-Existence
by Acharya Mahaprajna

Jivastikaya is the psychic order of existence and cetana or consciousness is its chief characteristic.


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