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     NIYAMASARA (Shri KundaKunda Acharya)
   PURE THOUGHTS ACTIVITY (Shuddha Bhava)      
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  38. The external principles, soul, etc., should be renounced. One's own soul, absolutely free from all the attributes and modifications, caused by the impurity of Karmas should be realized.
  39. (From the real point of view), there are in the soul, no stages of (impure) thought-activities Vibhava Svabhava Sthan, neither there are there degrees of regard and disregard, nor grades of feelings of pleasure, nor degrees of the feelings of pain.
  40. In soul, there are no stages of duration bondage, (Sthiti Bandha Sthana); neither (there are) the stages of Karmic nature (Prakriti Sthana); nor (are) the degrees of the molecular bondage (Pradesha Sthana) nor are the grades of fruition (bondage) (Anubhaga Sthana), nor are the degrees of operation of Karmas (Udaya Sthana).
  41. (In soul there are) neither the stages of destructive thought-activities, (Kshayaka Bhava), nor the degree of destructive subsidential thought-activities (Kshaya-Opashamic Bhava), nor the grades of operative thought activities (Audayika Bhava), nor the degrees of subsidential thought activities (Aupashaika Bhava).
  42. In soul (there is) neither wandering in the four conditions of life (gati), nor (are there) birth, old age, death, disease, and sorrow, nor are there the stages of bodily materials is (Kula), nuclei (yoni), soul-classes (Jiva Samasa) and soul quests (Margana).
  43. Soul (is) turmoil less, bodiless, fearless, independent and faultless; without attachment, free from the activities (of mind, body and speech), devoid of delusion and free from ignorance.


  44. Soul (is) possession less, free from attachment, blemish less, devoid of all defects, desire less, anger less, pride less (and) without lust.
  45. Colour, taste, smell, touch, conditions of, female, male, and common-sex inclinations, etc., (six kinds of bodily), figures, (and six kinds of) skeletons; all these are not found in the soul.
  46. Know the soul to be, devoid of taste, colour and smell, not cognizable (by the senses), possessed of the attribute of consciousness soundless, incomprehensible by any outward sign and one having no describable form.
  47. Just as liberated souls (are) free from oldness, death and birth, and are crowned with the eight attributes; so (are) mundane souls (from the pure real point of view.)
  48. Just as liberated souls, residing at the top-most of the universe are bodiless, indestructible, independent of senses, free from (karmic) filth, and pure, so the mundane souls (also) should be considered (from the pure real point of view.)
  49. From the practical point of view, all mundane souls have been described as possessing all the aforesaid conditions; but from the pure, real point of view, they also (are) of the same nature as liberated souls.

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