ajiva

in the Jainist philosophy of India, `nonliving substance,` as opposed to jiva, `soul` or `living matter.` Ajiva is divided into: (1) ka, `space,` ... [1 related articles]
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Ajiva

In Hinduism and Jainism, ajiva is anything that has no soul or life, the polar opposite of jiva. Because ajiva has no life, it does not accumulate karma and cannot die. Examples of ajiva include chairs, computers, paper, and plastic. Ajiva can be divided into two kinds, with form and without form. ==Five categories of Ajiva== In Jainism, there are...
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